Double-Ginger Cookies

Enjoy these delicious gingery cookies made with orange marmalade and four kind of spices for an anytime dessert.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 60
 

Ingredients

3/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg or 1/4 cup fat-free cholesterol-free egg product
1/4
cup molasses
1 3/4
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup orange marmalade
2
tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger

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  • 1 Beat 3/4 cup sugar, the butter, egg and molasses in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ground ginger, cloves and salt. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours until firm.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls; roll in 1/4 cup sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Make indentation in center of each ball, using finger. Fill each indentation with slightly less than 1/4 teaspoon of the marmalade. Sprinkle with crystallized ginger.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 1 Beat 3/4 cup sugar, the butter, egg and molasses in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ground ginger, cloves and salt. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours until firm.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls; roll in 1/4 cup sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Make indentation in center of each ball, using finger. Fill each indentation with slightly less than 1/4 teaspoon of the marmalade. Sprinkle with crystallized ginger.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

8 to 10 Min per sheet

"Striving to keep my diabetes in tight control takes planning and effort. These Double-Ginger Cookies are a sweet reward for all that effort! While baking, they make the kitchen smell divine."—KATE D.

Keeping a daily log of the foods you eat and of your higher- or lower-than-normal blood glucose levels can help you stay in better control of your diabetes. Controlling carbohydrates is one key way to manage your blood glucose levels.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
45
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.