Ginger is beneficial for many things. Ginger has been studied and reported as having positive results for people who suffer from insomnia and nightmares caused by anxiety. The study was published in 2010 stating, “Positive results have shown that ginger binds to some serotonin receptors. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that affects overall mood and anxiety levels".
Ginger is also good for cold and flu prevention and treatment, migraine relief, menstrual cramp relief for women, as well as prevention of diabetic nephropathy or kidney damage. Ginger also aides in the digestion processes.
As good as this dessert my be, and it has ginger in it, you will not get any of the above mentioned results. Ginger snap cookies only have a less than 2% ginger root in the cookie.
But if you wish for the results of what fresh ginger root can do for your health, then purchase it on your next grocery shopping day.
For more information about fresh ginger root, read this article: Benefits of Ginger.
Step 1: Here is What You will Need
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup half-and-half
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup gingersnap crumbs
1 (6-ounce) package almond brickle chips
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup coconut flakes
1 (16-ounce) can sliced peaches, well drained and chopped (not shown on cutting board)
Whipping cream to garnish (optional)
Step 2: 9 - inch Square Pan and Parchment Paper
Step 3: Chop Peaches and Process Ginger Snap Cookies
Place the ginger snap cookies in a food processor and process them to almost flour like texture, then pour the crumbs into a small bowl and set aside.
Step 4: Processing Cream Cheese, Brown Sugar and Eggs
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing in after each addition.
Step 6: Cookie Crumbs, Toffee, Pecans and Coconut
Step 8: Pouring Cake and Placing into Oven
Place the cake into the heated oven and bake 35 to 40 minutes or until center is firm (checking with a knife, insert and should come out clean) and edges are golden brown.
Step 9: Serve Cake
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