Ginger Snap Cookies

4.6
(84)

These use fresh ginger and candied ginger.

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Servings:
48
Yield:
8 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups unsalted butter

  • 2 cups packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup molasses

  • 2 eggs

  • 4 ½ cups unbleached all-purpose flour

  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger

  • 4 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3 tablespoons grated fresh ginger

  • 1 cup chopped crystallized ginger

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Cream the butter and the brown sugar until fluffy. Add molasses and eggs and mix well.

  3. Combine flour, ground ginger, baking soda and salt and add to butter mixture. Blend in fresh and candied ginger. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto parchment covered baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake about 10 minutes, or until lightly golden. Cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

148 Calories
6g Fat
22g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 148
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 162mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 132mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.