Jamaican Spice Chip Cookies

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Jamaican Spice Chip Cookies
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Laced with coconut, rum, and ginger these cookies bring the flavors of the islands.

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12
Servings
312
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 Teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Cup cream of coconut, such as Grace brand
  • 1/2 Cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 Cups grated piloncillo
  • 1/3 Cup turbinado sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tablespoon rum
  • 1 Tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 Cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 Cup toasted coconut flakes

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. 

Over medium heat in a sauté pan, lightly toast the coconut. Set aside to cool. In a side bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and dry spices. Use a fork to combine and airate or sift. Add butter, cream of coconut, piloncillo, and sugar to the mixing bowl. Using the paddle attachment, beat until light and creamy. Scrape sides and add the egg, rum, and grated ginger. Mix until blended. Slowly add flour and mix until just combined. Stir in dark chocolate chips and toasted coconut. On a silpat-lined cookie sheet, drop about a tablespoon of dough onto the trays. Bake cookies 10-12 minutes. Do not overbake. Cookies may appear slightly underdone. Allow to rest on baking sheet for 1-2 minutes then place on wire rack to cool.

Jamaican Shopping Tip

Caribbean and West Indian cuisine use lots of hot peppers, limes, rice, and coconuts.

Jamaican Cooking Tip

Caribbean food has bright and intense flavors, find a balance of ingredients so no single flavor is overwhelming.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
16g
24%
Sugar
26g
N/A
Saturated Fat
11g
53%
Cholesterol
36mg
12%
Protein
3g
7%
Carbs
41g
14%
Vitamin A
71µg
8%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.4mg
1.8%
Vitamin K
2µg
2%
Calcium
42mg
4%
Fiber
2g
8%
Folate (food)
10µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
56µg
14%
Folic acid
27µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
9%
Magnesium
27mg
7%
Monounsaturated
4g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
6%
Phosphorus
86mg
12%
Polyunsaturated
0.6g
N/A
Potassium
120mg
3%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7.5%
Sodium
167mg
7%
Sugars, added
22g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
10%
Trans
0.3g
N/A
Zinc
0.5mg
3.6%

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