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Ginger-Molasses Cookies

ginger-molasses-cookies Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/16 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 ounces (1/3 cup) chopped (1/8-inch pieces) crystallized ginger
  • 2 teaspoons molasses
  • Granulated sugar

Preparation


Prepare Basic Cookie Dough, stirring ground ginger, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground cloves, and crystallized ginger in with the dry ingredients in step 2, and adding molasses at the same time as the egg white and vanilla extract in step 3. Roll dough by tablespoons into balls, then roll them in granulated sugar. Place on baking sheets, flatten slightly, and follow baking instructions for basic cookie. Store the cookies for 2 weeks in an airtight container at room temperature, or several months in the freezer.


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  • Serve a plate of melt-in-your-mouth cookies to friends and family tonight. The ginger in these cookies make them extra memorable.
  • Yield: Makes 30 (2-inch) cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 61
Fat per serving: 2g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 10g
Fiber per serving: 0.0g
Cholesterol per serving: 6mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 44mg
Calcium per serving: 6mg