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Ginger-Brown Sugar Cookies

ginger-brown sugar cookies Dessert
Ginger-Brown Sugar Cookies
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 36

Remember old-fashioned chewy ginger cookies? These get an extra spicy hit from crystallized ginger.

Updated May 24, 2005
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 1
    cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4
    cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    egg
  • 2
    cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/2
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2
    teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2
    cup finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2
    tablespoons granulated sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, butter, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and gingers.
  • 2
    Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten to 1/2-inch thickness with greased bottom of glass dipped in granulated sugar.
  • 3
    Bake cookies 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack; cool.

  • For a frosty white finish, dip half of each cookie in a thin vanilla glaze or melted white chocolate. Let stand on waxed paper until coating sets.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
95
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
0%
Sodium
55mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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