White Chocolate-Ginger Cookies

Refrigerated cookie dough is dressed up with spices and white chocolate in these extra-special bakery-style cookies.

  • prep time 1 hr 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Cookies

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup packed dark brown sugar
1 1/4
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1
package (6 oz) white chocolate baking bars, coarsely chopped
3/4
cup chopped pecans
1/3
cup finely chopped crystallized ginger*

Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/8
teaspoon ground cinnamon
3
to 3 1/2 teaspoons orange juice
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in brown sugar, 1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon, the ginger, nutmeg and orange peel until well blended. Stir in white chocolate baking bars, pecans and crystallized ginger. On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 3 inches apart.
  • 2 Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon and enough orange juice for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle glaze over cooled cookies. Let stand until glaze is set.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    120mg
    120%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    32g
    32%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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