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Nutrition Facts

Calories 2114
  Calories from Fat 180 (9%)
(32%)Total Fat 21g
(65%)Saturated Fat 13g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(28%)Cholesterol 84mg
(43%)Sodium 1028mg
(8%)Potassium 271mg
Total Carbohydrate 496g
(3%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 215g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(11%)Protein 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Ginger Snaps with Tangerine Glaze

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3/4 cup butter

  • 1 egg

  • 4 oz crystallized ginger, chopped finely

  • 1/4 cup molasses

  • 1 tsp ground ginger

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves

  • 2 1/2 cups flour

  • Icing1 cup powdered sugar

  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed tangerine juice

  • 1 tsp butter

  • 1 tangerine, zest only

Tart and spicy—a tangerine dream.

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Combine sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl. Whisk together well.
  • Add egg, crystallized ginger, and molasses to the bowl and whisk until well combined.
  • In another bowl, sift together ground ginger, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and flour.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet and stir together until just combined.
  • Drop cookie dough by the spoonful onto cookie sheet and bake cookies at 375°F for 8–10 minutes or until set.
  • After baked, remove and let cool before icing.
  • To make icing, combine all ingredients over low heat until just combined. Let cool before icing cookies.

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