Ginger Crinkles

Ginger Crinkles

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

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

 

About 3 dozen cookies

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.
Makes About 3 dozen cookies
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For even baking, make sure balls of dough are the same shape and size.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 115mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 0g;
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.