For those surviving without ovens.

As an expat from the States, it can be difficult having loved and lost your oven... but there's a plethora of recipes to meet your tastebuds' needs using stovetop, crockpot, and even microwaving methods! This blog will provide recipes spanning from sidedishes to desserts, funky to traditional, and a few things in between. Enjoy!

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Ginger Crinkle Cookies

1 1/4 C DARK Brown Sugar (No substitutes)
1/2 C oil
1 egg
2 C flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 1/4 tsp ginger

extra ginger and sugar for rolling

1. Whisk together oil, egg and sugar.
2. Add dry ingredients and combine with hands after wet ingredients are absorbed.
3. Roll dough into large gumball sized balls, then press gently between palms to form disk. (approximately 1/2 inch thick)
4. In separate bowl, combine 1/4 C white sugar and *1/4 tsp ginger* (optional)and dip each disk into sugar mixture until fully coated.
5. Heat skillet to lowest temp and place 4-5 disks in pan. (They hold shape well) Place a lid on top and let cook for 7-9 minutes.
6. Flip cookies with spatula and let other side cook for 5-7 minutes. (Cookies will become more pale with cooking)

Remove from heat, let cool and enjoy! :)

Courtesy Ovenless Chef

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