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Holidays: Chocolate Ginger Cookies For The Office Party or Just Because

it’s always fun to contribute to the office holiday party – where everyone is tasked with bringing something, and like me, I normally volunteer for dessert. This year, I want to wow the crowd, and decided to skip the normal and go with something like this recipe for chocolate ginger cookies: INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 sticks salted butter, at room temperature, plus more for greasing 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 large egg 1/3 cup molasses 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt coarse sugar, for rolling 8 ounces milk or semi-sweet chocolate, melted {more}