Ginger-Cocoa Crisps Recipe

ginger cocoa crisps

Ginger-Cocoa Crisps Recipe

Yield: 48 cookies
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 42 minutes


  • 3/4 c. shortening
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 c. molasses
  • 2 c. all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c. unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 c. sugar


Cream shortening; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.

Add egg, and beat well.

Stir in molasses.

Sift flour and cocoa together; stir in baking soda, ginger, and salt. Add to creamed mixture, stirring well.

Shape dough into 1 inch balls: roll in 1/4 cup sugar.

Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.

Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.

Cool cookies completely on wire racks.

Yield: About 4 dozen.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 48 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 77Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 66mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 7gProtein: 1g

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