Honey Orange Ginger Cookies

Enjoy these flavorsome cookies enriched with honey, orange and ginger - a tasty Christmas dessert.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
cup butter, softened
2/3
cup sugar
1/2
cup honey
1
teaspoon orange extract
1
egg
Additional sugar

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix flour, orange peel, ginger, baking soda and baking powder; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter and 2/3 cup sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add honey, orange extract and egg; beat until blended. On low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture just until blended. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in additional sugar. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart; flatten slightly with bottom of drinking glass.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
),
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.