Ginger Molasses Blossom Cookies
Ginger Molasses Blossom Cookies

Ginger Molasses Blossom Cookies

Soft, chewy and a tad spicy - everything you love about a ginger cookie - topped with a white chocolate striped candy kiss. A modern take on a retro favorite.

30
cookies
35 min
PREP TIME
45 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/4 cup full flavor molasses

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

White and milk chocolate striped candy kisses, unwrapped

 

1/4 cup turbinado sugar (coarse raw sugar)

1/4 cup crystallized ginger

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, salt, and cloves in medium bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine sugar and butter in another bowl; beat until well mixed. Add molasses, egg, and lemon zest; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; beating until well combined. 

  4. STEP 4

    Pulse 1 teaspoon turbinado sugar and 1/4 cup crystallized ginger in small food processor bowl fitted with metal blade until very finely ground. Combine with remaining turbinado sugar. Set aside.

  5. STEP 5

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in ginger sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until just set around edges. Remove from oven; place 1 chocolate striped candy kiss in center of each cookie. Cool before serving.

Nutrition

100Calories
3.5Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
110Sodium (mg)
16Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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