Ginger crackle cookies

Prep 20 min
Total 1 hour
Makes 40 cookies



2 1/4 cups
all-purpose flour
2 1/4 tsp
ground ginger
1 1/4 tsp
1 tsp
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 tsp
3/4 cup
unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup
packed light brown sugar
1/3 cup



  • PREHEAT oven to 350F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.
  • WHISK flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt in a medium bowl.
  • BEAT butter, ½ cup granulated sugar and brown sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium until fluffy, about 3 min. Beat in egg and molasses until combined. Beat in flour mixture on low.
  • SCOOP out 1-tbsp portions of dough and roll into balls. Coat with ¼ cup granulated sugar and arrange 2 in. apart on prepared sheets.
  • BAKE until edges are lightly browned, about 10 min. Let cool for 5 min, then transfer to a rack to cool.
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Calories 87, Protein 1 g, Carbohydrates 13 g, Fat 4 g, Sodium 72 mg.
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