Spicy Ginger Cookies

These traditional molasses cookies deliver a seriously spicy kick of ginger with that elusive crisp on the outside, soft on the inside texture - a chewy baked dessert.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
5
teaspoons ground ginger
3
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup granulated sugar
3/4
cup butter, softened
1/4
cup molasses
1
egg
1/2
cup turbinado sugar (raw sugar)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix flour, 3 teaspoons of the ginger, 2 teaspoons of the cinnamon, the baking soda and salt. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar and butter with electric mixer on high speed 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Add molasses and egg. Beat on medium speed 1 minute or until blended, scraping bowl occasionally. On low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture just until blended.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix turbinado sugar, remaining 2 teaspoons ginger and remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar mixture. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.