Ginger Crinkles

Ginger Crinkles
104
10 Reviews
Chewy ginger cookies with a crisp sugary top.
30 min
Prep Time
1:20
Total Time
72 cookies

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups
sugar
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
3 tablespoons
dark corn syrup
1 teaspoon
vanilla
3 cups
all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons
baking soda
2 teaspoons
ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon
ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
ground cloves
Sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine 1 1/4 cups sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg, corn syrup and vanilla. Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add all remaining ingredients except additional sugar; beat at low speed until well mixed.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
60
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
8g
Protein
<1g
Fat
2.5g
Sodium
60mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Love these as they are soft and chewy, not the cardboard texture of a traditional ginger snap recipe. I substitute 1/4 cup dark molasses for the 3 Tablespoons corn syrup and they are delicious. Especially wonderful in the fall!

Rating

Ver easy spice cookie to make to add to the holiday cookie plate. I would increase the spice half again as much. I found the cookies rose & crinkled best when baked just one pan at a time. Remove them when just browned at the edges and stll a little soft. They will crisp up more as they cool.

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this was a big hit with my family, they love soft ginger cookies

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I also directly substituted molasses for the corn syrup as another reviewer mentioned which may have made the cookies more crunchy than chewy. I do wish I had increased the ginger by another teaspoon as these are light on spice. Next time I will also try rolling the dough in a mixture of ginger and sugar before baking. Using a 1" scoop is quick and makes perfectly sized cookies. Hubby says these are now his favorite cookie.

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These cookies are the best, easy to make, and everyone loves them. They must be taken out of the oven at the right time, underbaking makes them chewy, and overbaking can make them really hard, but once you know how long they require they are perfectly crunchy with GREAT taste. They are well worth the test cookie to get your time right. They will come out of the oven a little soft then set up to a light crunch. They also ship very well, and are easy to make. A favorite on my cookie list, I make these and Jam Thumbprints every year, that recipe is also a LOL winner!

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my family loves these cookies and they have been a big hit at work as well

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These are delicious, however I did make a couple of changes, namely--- I used 1-1/2 tsp ginger, and only 1 tsp cinnamon,and I used molasses instead of the dark corn syrup.

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I have made these year after year since I found this recipe. It is a hit. Everyone is surprised how chewy it is! It is just the perfect amount of everything that makes this cookie a must do for the holidays!

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These are so good! Delicately spiced - yum, yum. You won't go wrong making these.

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Have made these many times, especially in the fall. Good ginger taste and nice crunch.

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