Ginger-Brown Sugar Cookies

Ginger-Brown Sugar Cookies

Remember old-fashioned chewy ginger cookies? These get an extra spicy hit from crystallized ginger.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

 

About 3 dozen cookies

1
cup packed brown sugar
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
cup finely chopped crystallized ginger
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, butter, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and gingers.
  2. Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten to 1/2-inch thickness with greased bottom of glass dipped in granulated sugar.
  3. Bake cookies 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack; cool.
Makes About 3 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
For a frosty white finish, dip half of each cookie in a thin vanilla glaze or melted white chocolate. Let stand on waxed paper until coating sets.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 95
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 55mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.