Chocolate Ginger Cups using Immaculate Baking Company Ginger Spice Cookie Dough - Major Hoff Takes A Wife

Chocolate Ginger Cups using Immaculate Baking Company Ginger Spice Cookie Dough

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Fall has arrived people! It's finally September. Kiddos are back to school and even though the temperature in Texas is still in the triple digits, I have baking on my mind.
I'm longing for those fall flavors--cinnamin, cloves, pumpkin, molasses, and ginger. However, I'm not longing for a big fat mess in the kitchen. Or slaving for hours in this heat.
So I came up with this easy peasy recipe that will be a hit for an after school snack. Or after dinner dessert. Or late night snack. Or breakfast, if it's a craving chocolate kinda morning. 
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You only need 4 ingredients for this baby! 
-A package of Immaculate Baking Company Ginger Spice Cookie Dough (or your favorite ginger cookie dough)
-sugar to roll the dough balls in
-a bag of chocolate chips to melt
-Vegetable oil to keep the chocolate from seizing. 
Immaculate Ginger Spice Bag
Step 1: Roll cookie dough balls in the sugar, and place in a mini muffin tin. Using a wooden tart shaper (Mine is from Pampered Chef),
press down on the dough to make imprints. Be sure to not push so hard that you lose the bottom!
Bake as directed
Ginger Cups Cooling
Step 2: After allowing cookie cups to cool, remove from pan and let rest on cooling rack.
In a microwave safe bowl, place 1 bag of chocolate chips and a small amount of vegetable oil.
I use 1/2-1 tsp. Microwave for 30 seconds and stir.
Continue doing this in 30 second increments until chocolate is melted throughly.
Pour chocolate into ginger cups.
I use a fork to flick extra chocolate on the edges for a decorative look. (for more chocolatey goodness)
Allow to cool. 
Eat one before your other family members eat them all.
Yellow plate ginger cups
You might see some happy faces that look like this!
K eating Chocolate Ginger cups

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  1. Sarah - I actually purchased some of these cookies over the weekend - how funny is that! They're in my fridge, so I'm gonna try this! Thanks for sharing it!

    1. So glad you were able to find them (even ahead of my post! HA!). I was crossing my fingers they weren't just local! Let me know what you think!

  2. These look so yummy and easy to make, Sara. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

    1. Hope you enjoy them. My hubs may have ate 12 in one sitting. May have. LOL

  3. Yum yummy yum! Looks delicious, and putting it on my grocery list today!

    1. Thanks Janis--they are at HEB by the Central market "designer cookies". Enjoy!

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    1. I wish I could automatically make them come to your inbox ready to eat :)

  5. I am always looking for a few recipe and this Ginger Chocolate cup recipe sounds really good. I am going to be making it soon.

    I would love to have you to link up at my weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop:

    I hope you can make it!
    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick

  6. I totally want those with ice cream right now!

    1. oh….I bet they would be great with ice cream! Good idea! I'll have to test that out to know for sure! LOL

  7. These look so yummy and EASY! Oh my gosh! YuM. I must try. :)

    1. They are way too easy! I think even my boys could make them!

  8. Oh good LORD these look amazing! My husband is a ginger-fanatic, so I'll have to whip up some of these for him!

  9. Yum!! We're huge ginger fans here. I'll surprise Scott with these!


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