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Chocolate Star Gingersnaps

Chocolate stars in a ginger cookie! Will you eat the chocolate first or nibble all around it?

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  • prep time 1 hr 10 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 48
 

Ingredients

1
cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4
cup shortening
1/4
cup molasses
1
egg
2 3/4
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ginger
1
teaspoon cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon cloves
1/4
cup sugar
48
chocolate star candies

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, shortening and molasses; beat at medium speed until smooth. Add egg; beat well. Add flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and cloves; beat until well mixed. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake at 375°F. for 7 to 9 minutes or until tops are cracked and edges are set. Immediately press 1 candy in center of each cookie. Cool 1 minute. Remove from cookie sheets; place on wire racks. Cool about 3 hours or until candy is set before storing.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, shortening and molasses; beat at medium speed until smooth. Add egg; beat well. Add flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and cloves; beat until well mixed. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake at 375°F. for 7 to 9 minutes or until tops are cracked and edges are set. Immediately press 1 candy in center of each cookie. Cool 1 minute. Remove from cookie sheets; place on wire racks. Cool about 3 hours or until candy is set before storing.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
4mg
4%;
Sodium
30mg
30%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.