Well, it is that time of year again. I still only have a very fuzzy idea of what exactly I will be cooking for Thanksgiving (three grocery shopping days left to figure that out).
Today though, I know exactly what to cook and eat. National Eat a Cranberry Day is upon us, and you really don’t have to twist my arm to get me to celebrate.

Cranberry Ginger Hermit Cookies










Cranberry Ginger Hermit Cookies

12 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

2 eggs

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger

1/4 cup dark molasses + 2 Tbsp hot water

1 1/2 cups sweetened dried cranberries

1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts

1 cup powdered sugar

1/8 tsp salt

1/2 cup finely chopped candied ginger