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Sparkly Bites Recipe

Sparkly Gingerbread Spice Bites Recipe

Sparkly Spice Bites are a twist on the traditional gingersnap that are airy, soft, and covered with a sugary top!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c. molasses any kind
  • 1/2 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. butter no substitutes
  • 4 c. AP flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • Milk
  • Coarse decorating sugar or granulated sugar

Instructions 

  • Combine molasses, brown sugar, and butter in a large saucepan. Heat and stir until melted. Cool mixture about 20 minutes. Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg, and pepper in a large mixing bowl; set aside.
  • Beat eggs into cooled molasses mixture with a wooden spoon. Stir in flour mixture. Cover dough with plastic wrap, and chill for 1 to 2 hours or till easy to handle.
  • Divide dough into four equal portions. Roll each portion on a lightly floured surface into a 10-inch rope. Cut ropes diagonally into 3/4-inch pieces. Brush the top of each piece with milk, and dip in coarse sugar or granulated sugar; place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake in a 375-f degrees oven for 7 to 8 minutes or till edges are firm and bottoms are lightly browned. Transfer to wire racks and cool.