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Ginger-Molasses Cookies

Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield Makes 30 (2-inch) cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)
Serve a plate of melt-in-your-mouth cookies to friends and family tonight. The ginger in these cookies make them extra memorable.

Ingredients

  • Basic Cookie Dough
  • 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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 61
  • fat 2 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 10 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 6 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 44 mg
  • calcium 6 mg

How to Make It

  1. 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 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.