Spicy Ginger Cookies
These spiced cookies contain three forms of ginger to make a cookie that is a holiday favorite.
2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup mild flavor molasses
1 tablespoon honey
2 teaspoons freshly grated gingerroot
2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
1/2 cup coarse grain sugar
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated gingerroot
Chopped crystallized ginger, if desired
Stir together flour, baking soda, ground ginger, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and allspice in bowl. Set aside.
Beat brown sugar and butter in large bowl at medium speed until creamy. Add molasses, eggs, honey and 2 teaspoons gingerroot, beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture, beating at low speed until well mixed. Stir in 2 tablespoons crystallized ginger. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes or until firm.
Heat oven to 350°F. Meanwhile, place coarse grain sugar in bowl. Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until puffed and centers just begin to set. Do not overbake. Cool completely.
Stir together all glaze ingredients in bowl. Spread 1 teaspoon glaze onto each cookie. Garnish with crystallized ginger, if desired. Let stand until set.
Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Recipe #15651©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.