Ginger Chew Cookie

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Gravitate away from Gingerbread and sugar cookies by making this delicious ginger cookie. Using fresh spices and simple...
ginger chew cookie

Photo courtesy of Chef Maeve Rochford .

Gravitate away from Gingerbread and sugar cookies by making this delicious ginger cookie. Using fresh spices and simple ingredients, this recipe from Chef Maeve Rochford landed in second place at the Holiday Baking Championship.

1342
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 12 Ounces butter, softened
  • 2 Ounces cane sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Saigon cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon baking soda
  • 2 Tablespoons cold water
  • 1/2 Cup molasses
  • 4 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cream together butter and sugar.

Add eggs and then pour in the rest of the ingredients. Mix on low until combined.

Using an ice cream scooper, scoop cookies on to sheet pan 4 inches apart.

Put in freezer for at least 1 hour.

Remove from freezer and roll each cookie in to a perfect sphere.

Toss each in cinnamon sugar and place back on back on cookie sheet.

Bake immediately for 12 minutes at 350 degrees F.

 

Ginger Shopping Tip

Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Ginger Cooking Tip

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chile peppers as well as sugar and garlic.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
73g
100%
Sugar
46g
N/A
Saturated Fat
45g
100%
Cholesterol
263mg
88%
Protein
18g
36%
Carbs
156g
52%
Vitamin A
616µg
68%
Vitamin B12
0.3µg
5.6%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
20.1%
Vitamin D
2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
3mg
13%
Vitamin K
7µg
8%
Calcium
154mg
15%
Fiber
5g
19%
Folate (food)
54µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
422µg
100%
Folic acid
217µg
N/A
Iron
10mg
53%
Magnesium
144mg
36%
Monounsaturated
19g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
9mg
45%
Phosphorus
233mg
33%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
857mg
24%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.8mg
48.8%
Sodium
1003mg
42%
Sugars, added
46g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
1mg
76%
Trans
3g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
11%