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Chocolate Star Gingersnaps

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Chocolate Star Gingersnaps
  • Prep 1 hr 10 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 48
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Chocolate stars in a ginger cookie! Will you eat the chocolate first or nibble all around it?
Updated Aug 1, 2005

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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition Information

110 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 14g Total Carbohydrate, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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