Triple-Ginger Cookies

Remember old-fashioned ginger cookies? These chewy cookies taste even better than you remember because they’re packed with a triple punch of crystallized ginger, gingerroot and ground ginger.

  • Prep Time 55 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup chopped crystallized ginger
1/4
cup molasses
1
egg
2 1/3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon grated gingerroot
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon salt
Sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 375ºF. Mix 1 cup sugar, the butter, crystallized ginger, molasses and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients except sugar.
  • 2 Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet; flatten slightly.
  • 3 Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until edges are set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

Crystallized ginger is fresh gingerroot cooked in a candy syrup and coated with coarse sugar.

To get cookies uniform in shape and size, use a small ice-cream scoop to measure dough before shaping.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
25 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
3 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
10 mg
10 %;
Sodium
75 mg
75 %;
Total Carbohydrate
10 g
10 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.