Ginger Cream Pies

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The Holiday madness is in full swing! I swear it gets crazier and faster every year. One of these years, I’m literally going to run out time for my Holiday baking! Don’t worry, I won’t really let that happen. I promise! Speaking of Holiday baking, here is a recipe that is bound to become a new staple in your household! Happy Holiday baking!

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Set aside. (2)

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Stir the cinnamon-sugar mixture together and set aside. Preheat oven to 350 and line two baking sheets. In a large bowl, mix the butter, and sugars together. Follow with the molasses.

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Mix in the egg and vanilla extract.

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In a separate bowl, stir the dry ingredients together. Gradually add to wet mixture.

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Roll dough into 1.5 Tablespoon sized balls.

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Dredge each dough ball in the cinnamon-sugar mixture and place on baking sheet.

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Bake for 10-12 minutes (Be careful not to over bake)

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While cookies cool, prepare cream cheese icing, by creaming the butter and cream cheese together. Add in powdered sugar one cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Follow with vanilla. Mix on high for 2-5 minutes until light and fluffy.

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Spread an even layer of icing on the bottom of one of the cookies. Top with another cookie. Repeat with remaining cookies

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