New York Times bestselling author Mary Burton is at it again! Now she’s created both a deliciously suspenseful new novel, BEFORE SHE DIES and her mouthwatering 2011 Holiday Recipe, Sweet Charlotte Molasses Cream Cheese Roll-ups!
These look so yummy! I can't wait to make them!!
Sweet Charlotte Molasses Cream Cheese Roll-ups (Gluten free or traditional)
½ c. softened butter
¼ c. softened cream cheese
1 cup brown sugar
¼ cup molasses
2-1/4 cups all purpose flour (either gluten free or white)
2 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cream together butter, cream cheese, brown sugar, egg and molasses.
In another bowl sift together flour, baking soda, ginger and cinnamon.
Slowly blend the dry mixture into the wet.
Scoop out cookies on a parchment lined cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.
(Allow lots of room between the cookies because they spread.)
Out of the oven when the cookies have rested a minute or two, gently lift and roll over the handle of a wooden spoon.
(When they have cooled completely they will hold their shape.)
Pipe in cream cheese icing.
Sit back and enjoy!
“I love baking up a storm for friends and family at the holidays. This year, I’m making sure to include recipes that are gluten-free—and still delicious! - so everyone can indulge. My ‘Sweet Charlottes” can be made either way—with all-purpose or gluten free flour. They’re one of Detective Daniel Rokov’s year-round favorites. Enjoy!”
Mary Burton’s new novel, BEFORE SHE DIES, goes on sale January 31, 2012! I can't wait!!