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SANDRA'S FRESH RHUBARB-GINGER SNICKERDOODLES


I created this divine cookie recipe today
using fresh rhubarb a kind neighbor provided to me.

These snickerdoodles turned out to be incredibly awesome,
and my husband loves 'em too...


Yields: 7 Doz.
Prep: 10 Mins.
Bake: 12 to 14 Mins.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
1-1/2 cups dark brown sugar
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3-3/4 to 4 cups all-purpose flour
--(depending upon moistness of fresh rhubarb)
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
Pinch of fine-grain kosher salt
2 cups finely-chopped fresh rhubarb

--1/2 cup granulated sugar
--1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

METHOD:

Mix 1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a shallow, flat-bottom bowl, and set aside.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Line a couple baking sheets with parchment paper or use a Silpat liner.

With a hand mixer, blend together butter and granulated sugar in a medium bowl until smooth. Add eggs, vanilla, and mix to incorporate. Sift into another medium bowl the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cream of tartar, cinnamon, ginger, and fine-grain kosher salt. Using a wooden spoon, mix the flour mixture into the wet ingredients, until incorporated. Fold in rhubarb, just until combined. (Add additional sifted all-purpose flour at this point, if needed, to adequately form balls.)

Roll dough into 1” balls, and alternately coat the outside of each with the cinnamon/sugar mixture. Place cookies on prepared baking sheets spaced 1” apart, and bake for 10 to 12 minutes; remove to a cooling rack, and repeat until dough is gone. – Enjoy!

4 comments:

Happy Valley Chow said...

I don't think I have ever had rhubarb in a cookie. Sounds delicious, especially paired with the ginger! Thanks for sharing and feel free to stop by my link party and share your Facebook page!

Happy Blogging!
Happy Valley Chow

sandra said...

Thanks so much for saying so HVC, it's an incredible mix of flavors that works! Also, thanks again for the invite to the link party; I've done so with both the site and Facebook page ~ Yay!

Gene Arthur said...

Hmm, now this leads to, perhaps ginger added into a rhubarb pie... BUT hey, if I can get the missus to make some of these cookies that would be okay too.

sandra said...

Perfect, Gene, that sounds fabulous, might have to give it a whirl!! Good luck on getting your missus to bake you these yummy cookies ;) Thank you for stopping by!

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