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Crystallized Ginger Crackle Cookies

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I love the look of a crackled cookie, and I love the taste of crystallized ginger. I got both with this recipe. Family and friends were impressed. The ginger taste is strong and stays with you after you’ve finished the cookie, but it is not overpowering. A nice balance.

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Video: “How To”s from Sup Kids Cooking and Culture Show – Days 1-3

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I got a very pleasant surpise the other day when the administrator for the awesome Sup Kids Cooking and Culture Show contacted me saying that the kids were going to make cookies from the Christmas Cookies from Around the World list.  They were doing 12 recipes in 12 days counting down till Christmas.  Not only is this a fantastic activity for these kids but the show actually has great production value and they did an amazing job on it.  They are now on Day 6…I missed a few days, since I was out of town and running around and generally overly busy.  Here are days 1 – 3, with links to the recipes:

ANZAC Biscuits


Scottish Shortbread


Alfajores