Ginger Crinkles

Craving old-fashioned, chewy and spicy molasses cookies? Try this easy homemade cookie-jar favorite.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup molasses
1
egg
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon ground ginger
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
tablespoons sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat 1 cup sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until soft and fluffy. Beat in molasses and egg. Stir in remaining ingredients except 3 tablespoons sugar until well blended.
  • 2 Place 3 tablespoons sugar in small bowl. Shape dough by tablespoonfuls into balls; roll in sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

For even baking, make sure balls of dough are the same shape and size.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
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.