Ginger Spice Cookies
Ginger Spice Cookies might be just the dessert you are searching for. Watching your figure? This vegetarian recipe has 171 calories, 1g of protein, and 5g of fat per serving. This recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 30. Only From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. If you have all purpose flour, ground ginger, vegetable shortening, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it.
Combine first 6 ingredients in medium bowl; whisk to blend.
Mix in crystallized ginger. Using electric mixer, beat brown sugar, shortening and butter in large bowl until fluffy.
Add egg and molasses and beat until blended.
Add flour mixture and mix just until blended. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly butter 2 baking sheets. Spoon sugar in thick layer onto small plate. Using wet hands, form dough into 1 1/4-inch balls; roll in sugar to coat completely.
Place balls on prepared sheets, spacing 2 inches apart.
Bake cookies until cracked on top but still soft to touch, about 12 minutes. Cool on sheets 1 minute. Carefully transfer to racks and cool. (Can be made 5 days ahead. Store airtight at room temperature.)