Spicy Ginger Cookies

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

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

24

servings

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.
Makes 24 servings (1 cookie)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 150
    • Total Fat 6g
      • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
    • Sodium 160mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 23g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 1g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      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.