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Ginger-Molasses Cookies

Serve a plate of melt-in-your-mouth cookies to friends and family tonight. The ginger in these cookies make them extra memorable.

Health DECEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 30 (2-inch) cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)
  • Cook time:15 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes

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

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.

Nutritional Information

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