Sugar-Crusted Ginger Cookies

88 20 servings, 2 cookies (41 g) each
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20 servings, 2 cookies (41 g) each

Our ginger cookies are sweet, crunchy and easy to make. Bet you can't guess the secret ingredient that goes into this homemade ginger cookie recipe!

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Beat first 5 ingredients in large bowl with mixer until blended. Mix all remaining ingredients except granulated sugar. Gradually add to pudding mixture, beating just until blended. Divide dough in half. Roll each half into 10-inch log; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  • Unwrap logs; roll in granulated sugar. Cut into 1/2-inch slices; place, 1 inch apart, on baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 11 to 13 min. or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 5 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Special Extra

Combine additional 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon with the granulated sugar; roll logs in cinnamon sugar, then slice and bake as directed.


  • 20 servings, 2 cookies (41 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 20 servings, 2 cookies (41 g) each
Calories 180
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 190mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 15g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Vera51 |

    My daughter took them to work and all the employees loved these cookies - note, she works in a grocery store and even the bakery manager loved them!

  • m.was |

    I made these for my dtr. @Christmas and her hubby ate most of them,so I am preparing to make again. The chopping of ginger took a while but I am going to try my chop-it on same this time,hope it works.

  • jenbuck |

    I was curious if you have to prepare the pudding or are you just adding the powder?? I find that the recipe doesnt make sense when you read the ingrediants and then read the directions....