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Ginger-Lemon Delights

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Ginger-Lemon Delights
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 36
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Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Spices and molasses turn sugar cookie mix into a homemade ginger cookie.
Updated May 1, 2009

Ingredients

Cookies

Glaze and Topping

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped crystallized ginger

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie ingredients until very soft dough forms (dough will be sticky).
  • 2
    On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough with 1 tablespoon-size cookie scoop or by tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    In small bowl, stir powdered sugar, lemon peel and lemon juice until smooth. Spread glaze on cookies. Sprinkle with crystallized ginger.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Crystallized ginger is fresh gingerroot cooked in a candy syrup and coated with coarse sugar. Look for it next to the fresh herbs in your supermarket.

Nutrition

110 Calories, 4 1/2g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
40
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
45mg
2%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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