February 11, 2012

2 Winner Cookies: Chocolate-Orange Cookies, Ginger Cookies

The New Winner Cookies are here :Chocolate and Orange Cookies + Ginger (preserved)Cookies
You have to Refrigerate the dough (both cookies) for 2 hours before baking , so make ahead the 2 recipes in the same (mixer) bowl and bake them at the same day . We love these cookies very much !

Chocolate-Orange Cookies
about 50 cookies
100 gr Chocolate 70% (or 60%)
100 gr butter, softened
100 gr (=1/2 cup) white sugar
pinch of salt
1 large egg
grated peel of 1 large orange
200 gr AP flour
1 ts (=4 gr) baking powder
1-2 large baking sheets

H O W:
1. Coarsely grate the chocolate.
2. Beat butter ,sugar, salt, egg and orange peel in a mixer bowl (or by hand).
3. Sift in flour and baking powder. Add the grated chocolate.
4. Mix ingredients quickly. press dough into a ball and warp with plastic warp.Refrigerate 2 hours.
5. Preheat oven to 205C (400F).
6. On floured sufface roll out dough 5mm (1/4 inch) thick.
7. Cut out 4.8 or 5 cm (2 inch) rounds.
8. Place on the baking sheet (lined with baking paper or grease before).
9. Bake 9-10 minutes.
10. Remove from baking sheets and cool on a racks.

Ginger Cookies
6 whole preserved gingers
150 gr butter, softened
100 gr (=1/2 cup) white sugar
pinch of salt
1 large egg
1/2 ts ground ginger
300 gr AP flour
1 egg yolk

1-2 large baking sheets

H O W:
1. Chop 3 of the whole gingers very finely. dice the others.
2. In a mixer bowl (or by hand) cream butter, sugar, the egg,salt, ground ginger and finely chopped ginger.
3. Sift in flour. work quickly to make a smooth dough. Form into a ball and warp in a plastic warp.Refrigerate 2 hours.
4. Preheat oven to 205C (400F).
5. Divide dough into 3.
6. On floured sufface roll out the dough 5mm (1/4 inch) thick.
7. Cut out oblongs 6 X 3.5cm (2.5 x 1.5 inches) and place on baking sheets (lined with baking paper or grease before)
8. Beat egg yolk with a little water.
Brush over cookies. Sprinkle with diced ginger.
9. Bake 15 minutes or until golden.
10. Remove from baking sheets and cool on a racks.
Preserved gingers:

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cybil said...

They sound perfect for the cold season!

YummyInspirations said...

Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing!

Maliha Sassin said...

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I would like to come back again.
I am sure of that you are also glad to help every other.
Thank you for sharing!
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Healthy Food Recipes said...

Authentic preparation ! Perfect for the cold months :)

KBossmann said...

How many grams of preserved ginger? I can't get "whole ginger" where I live.... And is preserved ginger the same as candied ginger?

Thank you!

Chanita Harel חני הראל said...

Hi KBossmann
you can add more or less candied ginger, candied ginger will be fine,1 piece is less then 1 inch, hope this helps.

Annika (douxflavor.tumblr.com) said...

I am not too much of a ginger person but the chocolate orange cookies look very delicious! :)

- Annika

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