Holiday Ginger Raisin Cookies
butter or margarine,
packed brown sugar
chopped candied ginger
Cream butter and sugar. Beat in yolk and salt.
Mix flour and ground ginger, mix into yolk mixture just to blend thoroughly. Mix in raisins and candied ginger to distribute evenly.
On lightly floured surface, roll into a 12" long. Wrap securely and refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 1 week.
With sharp knife, cut 1/3" thick slices, and place 1" apart on baking sheets.
Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 15 to 20 minutes until cookies are set and bottoms are lightly browned.
Remove to racks to cool completely.
Decorate as desired with melted semi-sweet or white chocolate, and top with colored sprinkles, raisins, nuts, or candied fruit pieces.
Allow to set before storing in layers between sheets of waxed paper in airtight container.
Possum Kingdom Lake Cookbook
MC Formatted using MC Buster & SNT on 4/9/98