molasses-ginger crisps

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 72
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 58.4
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.3 mg
  • Sodium: 34.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0.6 g

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Taylor's variation on ginger cookie from the book "The Christmas Cookie Club" Taylor's variation on ginger cookie from the book "The Christmas Cookie Club"
Number of Servings: 72


    1 cup softened butter
    1 1/2 cups sugar
    1 egg + 1 yolk
    1 t salt
    1 t fresh ginger finely chopped
    2 T chopped crystallized ginger
    2 cups + 2 T flour
    1 1/2 t powdered ginger
    1 t baking powder
    1/3 cup dark molasses
    coarse sugar


Beat butter and sugar together 2 minutes. Add 1 egg plus 1 yolk, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 tsp fresh ginger (finely chopped) Add 2 tbsp chopped crystallized ginger.
Use whisk to blend 2 cups + 2 tbsp flour, 1 1/2 tsp powdered ginger, 1 tsp baking powder and add to mixture.
Add 1/3 cup dark molasses.
Make into 2 inch rolls and roll in coarse sugar and chill a couple of hours (or freeze for a couple of days if you want).
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut the rolls into 1/8 inch slices and sprinkle with more coarse sugar.
Bake for 12 minutes. Makes about 6 dozen cookies.

Number of Servings: 72

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GLENNWA1.

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