Martha Stewart Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread

Recipe by grandma2969
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READY IN: 24hrs 10mins
YIELD: 2 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, sift together, flour, ginger,cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and cocoa.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter and ginger on medium speed until lightened, about 4 minutes.
  • Add brown sugar,beat until combined. Add molasses, beat until combined.
  • In a small bowl, dissolve baking soda in boiling water.
  • Beat half of flour mixture into butter mixture.
  • Beat in baking soda mixture, then remaining flour mixture.
  • Mix in chocolate, turn into plastic wrap.
  • Pat out to 1" thickness, seal with wrap. Refrigerate until firm, 2 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 325*.
  • Roll dough into 1 1/2" balls, place 2" apart on baking sheets.
  • Chill 20 minutes. Roll in granulated sugar.
  • Bake until surface just begins to crack, 10-12 minutes, rotating halfway through.
  • Let cool 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
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