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Paradise and Pennant Candied Fruit

Ginger Meltaways

Sure, anyone can sprinkle a little ginger into their cookie mixture for a little bit of a bite. But what about adding crystallized ginger into the mix? Talk about a bigger bite! Your cookies will get attention – in a good way — as being soft but containing some surprising texture.



  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. real vanilla extract
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  •  1 cup powdered sugar
  •  1 tsp. sea salt
  •  1 tsp. cream of tartar
  •  1 tsp. baking soda
  •  5 cups UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour (bleached flour toughens baked goods)
  •  8 oz. container Paradise crystallized ginger
  •  12 oz. pkg. vanilla chips or white baking chips


Mix butter, oil, eggs, vanilla, sugars, salt…

to be continued…