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Reviews of Chocolate Ginger Shortbread

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  A cookie baker in washington  Dec 1, 2003
Would not make this again.
They were dry. 1 star

  brittany in Pa  Nov 20, 2003
Would make this again.
this is a good rescipe my family loves them thanks 5 stars

  Angela  Dec 24, 2002
Would make this again.
It was perfect!!! I never tasted sucha cookie!! I congratulate you on it!

RESPONSE: We'd love to take the credit but we saw this recipe on a Canadian Living Cooks episode.
5 stars

  A cookie baker in Canada  Dec 9, 2002
Would make this again.
This is a really interesting recipe. Don't confuse this with gingerbread; it's nothing like it. This is really a shortbread cookie. The crystallized ginger, a rather exotic ingredient, gives it a wonderful flavor of fresh ginger, not dried, but it doesn't permeate the entire cookie, it comes in bursts each time you bite into one of the pieces of ginger. I had trouble chopping my crystallized ginger into small enough pieces so I softened it with hot water for a couple of minutes; that worked fine. This is a rather grown up cookie for grown-up tastes. For a more refined look, I would make the cookies all one shape - all stars, or all round, rather than making them into Santas or reindeer. Next time I will also sprinkle them with some sanding sugar on top to make them glisten and look more festive. 4 stars

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