The holidays are the perfect time to whip up a batch of these cookies from Whole Foods Market. Spiced with cinnamon, ginger, cloves, allspice, and grated orange zest, these cookies are perfect for dunking in a mug of hot cocoa.Click here for more of our best cookie recipes.
“When you think about gingerbread, you probably think about cutout cookies and maybe big square wedges of cake, but cheesecake? It all started with me thinking about the very popular gingerbread latte at my local coffeehouse and how I could spin it into a cheesecake. Then, in one of those timing-is-everything moments, I came across a new Nestlé product: Toll House Rolled & Ready Gingerbread Cookie Dough Sheets. Whoa. I looked at the package and thought, why didn’t anyone think of this before? We are all running around like crazy during the holidays and time in the kitchen can be hard to carve out. I used the sheets to make an effortless par-baked crust, poured the cheesecake batter on top, and brought the cake to a potluck to rave reviews. I don’t typically reach for a convenience product, but this one rocked. The gingerbread cookie cutout decorations on top are optional, but nice. I painted mine with powdered food colors.” — Dédé Wilson, founder of Bakepedia — The Baker's Resource ®
Gingerbread Cookies recipe. Ready In: 45 min. Makes 2 dozen servings 607 per serving Ingredients: vegetable shortening, sugar, eggs, water, baking soda, dark molasses, flour, all-purpose, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, salt