Ginger Crescent Cookies for Christmas

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Light textured ginger crescents , another straightforward easy recipe that I baked today …

You will need:

2 cups butter
1 1/2 cups icing sugar
3 teaspoons ginger powder
A few drops vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon mixed spice
2 eggs
4 1/2 cups flour

For coating:
2 cups Icing sugar
2 teaspoons ginger

If you wish to decorate:

100g white chocolate buttons
Golden and bronze sprinkles, gold sugar

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Preheat oven to 180C
Cream the butter and icing sugar. Add the eggs and mix until consistent.
Stir in flour, spices, vanilla and mix in. Bring the dough together.
Place in the fridge for half an hour.
Form balls. For a crescent shape by pressing your thumb in the middle.
Place about 1 inch apart on oven dish covered with baking paper.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Roll warm cookies in icing sugar mixed with the rest of the ginger.
Cool on wire rack.
Roll in icing sugar again.

To decorate:
Melt the white chocolate.
Put a small drop of chocolate on to of the crescent.
Scatter sprinkles before the chocolate cools.

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