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White Chocolate-Ginger Cookies

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  • 1 hr 20 min prep time
  • 1 hr 20 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Refrigerated cookie dough is dressed up with spices and white chocolate in these extra-special bakery-style cookies.

Bake-Off® Contest 41, 2004
Robin Wilson
Altamonte Springs, Florida

Ingredients

Cookies

1
roll (16.5 oz) 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 Fisher® Chef's Naturals® 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

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

*To easily chop crystallized ginger, cut with kitchen scissors into small pieces.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
27%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
90mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
46g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
32g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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