Double Ginger Cookies

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“These are intensely flavored, you have been warned! You get little bursts of ginger depending on how finely you chop the crystallized ginger. These cookies freeze well.”
2 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife.
  2. Combine flours and next 5 ingredients (flours through ground ginger); stir well with a whisk.
  3. Make a well in center of mixture.
  4. Combine 1 cup sugar, applesauce, and next 4 ingredients (applesauce through vanilla).
  5. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist; cover and chill dough at least 1 hour.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Lightly coat hands with flour.
  8. Shape dough into 24 balls (about 2 tablespoons each; dough will be sticky).
  9. Roll balls in 1/4 cup sugar.
  10. Place balls 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  12. Cool 1 minute on pan.
  13. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire racks.

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