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Spicy Ginger Cookies

Spicy Ginger Cookies
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 24
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.
Updated December 12, 2012
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 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)

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Total Fat
6g
0%
Saturated Fat
4g
0%
Sodium
160mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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