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  • Serves: 30 Servings

Ginger Crinkles

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Category: Desserts, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 2/3 c Packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 c Stick margarine; softened
  • 1/4 c Molasses
  • 1 lg Egg whites
  • 1 tb Crystallized ginger; chopped
  • 1 1/3 c All-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c Toasted wheat germ
  • 2 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Ground ginger
  • 1 ts Ground cinnamon
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tb Granulated sugar


1. Beat brown sugar and margarine at medium speed of a mixer until light
and fluffy. Add molasses and egg white; beat well. Stir in crystallized

2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine
flour, wheat germ, baking soda, ground ginger and cinnamon. Stir into
molasses mixture. Cover; freeze 20 minutes.

3. Preheat oven to 350.

4. Lightly coat hands with cooking spray. Shape the dough into 30 balls,
about 1 tablespoon each. Roll the balls in the granulated sugar. Place the
balls 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with the cooking spray. Bakes
at 350 for 10 minutes . Cool cookies on pans for 3 minutes. Remove from
pans, and cool the cookies completely on wire racks.

Yield: 2 1/2 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie).

NOTES : You can omit the chopped crystallized ginger and increase the
ground ginger to 1 1/2 teaspoons, if desired.

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