Byron's Ginger Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Crispy and Chewy, a delightful twist on an American Classic.(And months of experimentation...) Also works very well without ginger.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
72
Yield:
6 dozen

Ingredients

  • 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup butter flavored shortening

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 ½ cups packed light brown sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons skim milk

  • 4 cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • ¾ cup finely chopped crystallized ginger

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt into a small bowl; set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, shortening, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and milk. Gradually stir in the sifted ingredients using a wooden spoon. Finally, mix in the chocolate chips and crystallized ginger. Use two spoons to drop cookie dough 2 inches apart onto a cookie sheet.

  3. Bake on the middle rack of the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes. The cookies should be golden brown on the sides and the top should have lost it's shine. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

163 Calories
9g Fat
21g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 72
Calories 163
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 125mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 79mg 2%

* 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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