Gingerdoodles

Gingerdoodles
Staff Writer

Land O'Lakes

Classic snickerdoodle cookies and gingersnaps collide in this new favorite cookie.

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24
Servings
175
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the cinnamon dough

  • 1 1/2  Cup  sugar
  • 1  Cup  butter, softened
  • eggs
  • 2 3/4  Cups  all-purpose flour
  • 2  Teaspoons  cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2  Teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1  Teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1  Teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  salt

For the ginger dough

  • 3  Tablespoons  mild molasses
  • 1/4  Cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  ground cloves
  • 1/3  Cup  sugar

Directions

For the cinnamon dough

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

Combine all cinnamon dough ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Divide dough in 1/2; place into separate bowls. Set aside 1 bowl.

For the ginger dough

Add molasses to remaining bowl of dough; beat until well mixed. Combine 1/4 cup flour, ginger, and cloves in another bowl. Add to molasses mixture. Beat at low speed until well mixed.

Twist about 3/4-inch pieces of each dough together; roll into about 1 1/4-inch ball, creating marbled effect. Roll ball in sugar.

Place, 2 inches apart, onto prepared baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet; transfer to cooling rack.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
25g
19%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Calcium, Ca
11mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
15µg
4%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
12mg
4%
Phosphorus, P
40mg
6%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
276mg
18%
Water
14g
1%

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