Spice Cookies with Crystallized Ginger

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Crystallized ginger gives these spice cookies extra zip!

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Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup unsalted butter

  • 1 egg white

  • 2 tablespoons dark corn syrup

  • 3 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • cup granulated sugar for decoration

  • cup confectioners' sugar for decoration

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 2 large cookie sheets.

  2. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add egg white, and corn syrup; mix until fluffy. Stir in the crystallized ginger. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ground ginger, and cloves; stir into the egg mixture. When dough starts to come together, mix with your hands to form a smooth dough.

  3. Form dough into 1 inch balls and roll in white sugar. Place balls on a cookie sheet 2 inches apart, and press down with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, cookies should be golden brown. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before Moving to a rack to cool completely. Dip 1/2 of each cookie into confectioners' sugar for decoration.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

175 Calories
8g Fat
25g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 175
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 111mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 50mg 1%

* 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.

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