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Jan 8, 2012 12:38 PM

Recipes using candied ginger?

Hi folks,

I just baked a bunch of cinnamon and candied ginger scones, but I still have about a cup's worth of candied ginger. It'd be great if I could make something different than scones with what's left. Wondering if anyone has a recipe that uses candied ginger?


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      1. These ginger spice cookies are terrific. I use 3/4 cup butter in them, instead of shortening and butter, and roll them in turbinado sugar. They always get compliments.

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        1. re: Caitlin McGrath

          I've made these Caitlin...they are totally deserving of the 96% approval rating...absolutely delicious!

          1. re: Caitlin McGrath

            I agree ... these are great! And I use all butter too.

          2. 101 cookbooks has an excellent triple ginger cookie recipe--pretty healthy, too. (Compared to normal cookies.)
            Also I made a cranberry relish once that used candied ginger.

            1. Added to home brewed hot or sun tea; adds a nice zip
              Added to ice cubes for cocktails
              Cooked down a bit with a small amt. of apple juice to create a quick jam.
              Tossed into Greek yogurt & enjoy!

              With a cup to use up, I'd go simple.