Three-Ginger Cookies

Three-Ginger Cookies

Outstanding! Here's a low-fat cookie with tangy flavor from three types of ginger.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

1

1/2

1
cup sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon grated gingerroot
2
tablespoons molasses
1/4
cup fat-free cholesterol-free egg product or 2 egg whites
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
2
tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger
1/2
cup chopped dates
1/4
cup sugar
  1. Mix 1 cup sugar, the butter, gingerroot, molasses and egg product in medium bowl. Stir in flour, baking soda and ground ginger. Stir in crystallized ginger and dates. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 350ºF. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls. Roll balls in 1/4 cup sugar. Place on cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with bottom of glass.
  4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until only small indentation remains when touched (cookies will be soft). Remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.
Makes 1 1/2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know...
Crystallized ginger is fresh gingerroot cooked in a candy syrup and coated with coarse sugar.
Success
To get evenly sized cookies, shape the dough into a square. Divide the dough into the correct number of pieces to match recipe's yield. Roll each piece of dough into a ball, and continue with the recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 25 ),
  • Total Fat 3 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 105 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 2 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.