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Ginger-Lemon Delights

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Ginger-Lemon Delights
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 3
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Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Spices and molasses turn sugar cookie mix into a homemade ginger cookie.
Jan 17, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup mild-flavour (light) molasses
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped crystallized ginger

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie ingredients until very soft dough forms (dough will be sticky).
  • 2
    On ungreased baking sheets, drop dough with 1 tablespoon-size cookie scoop or by tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from baking sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    In small bowl, stir icing sugar, lemon peel and lemon juice until smooth. Spread glaze on cookies. Sprinkle with crystallized ginger.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Winner's Quote "It's fun and exciting to take Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix and turn it into something like a ginger cookie."
  • Tip 2
    Did You Know? Crystallized ginger is fresh gingerroot cooked in a candy syrup and coated with coarse sugar. Look for it next to the fresh herbs in your supermarket.

Nutrition Information

110 Calories, 4.5g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 18g Total Carbs, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3
Calories
110
Total Fat
4.5g
Saturated Fat
1g
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
5mg
Sodium
45mg
Total Carbs
18g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Sugars
11g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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