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Ginger-Lemon Delights

Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Spices and molasses turn sugar cookie mix into a homemade ginger cookie.

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  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

Cookies

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup shortening
1/4
cup mild-flavor (light) molasses
1
tablespoon ground ginger
1 1/4
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon ground cloves
1
egg

Glaze and Topping

1
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
4
teaspoons lemon juice
1/4
cup finely chopped crystallized ginger

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie ingredients until very soft dough forms (dough will be sticky).
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough with 1 tablespoon-size cookie scoop or by tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir powdered sugar, lemon peel and lemon juice until smooth. Spread glaze on cookies. Sprinkle with crystallized ginger.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

"It's fun and exciting to take Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix and turn it into something like a ginger cookie."

Crystallized ginger is fresh gingerroot cooked in a candy syrup and coated with coarse sugar. Look for it next to the fresh herbs in your supermarket.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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