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Ginger Uniques

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"This is a shortbread. I make it unique by adding 1 tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger to the batter. If you like ginger, you'll love this."
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servings 114
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)


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  1. Sift together flour, ginger, and salt. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl, cream together shortening and sugar. Beat in the cream. Gradually blend in the flour mixture. Stir or work in crystallized ginger. Cover and chill for four hours.
  3. On floured surface, roll out chilled dough to a 9 inch square. Fit it into lightly greased 9 inch square baking pan. Prick it all over with a fork.
  4. Bake in a 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven until lightly colored. Cool in the pan on wire rack. Cut into 2 x 1 inch bars.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 114 calories; 6.1 13.9 1.1 1 33 Full nutrition

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i love ginger and didn't care for these. My family hates ginger and LOVED these. go figure. very easy to make.

This was delicious. I doubled the crystallized ginger and next time would not put in the refrigerator at all, as that dried out the dough.