Easy Ginger Slices Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Preserved ginger6 (Whole Ginger)
 Butter150 Gram, softened (1/2 Cup Plus 3 Tablespoon)
 Sugar100 Gram (1/2 Cup)
 Egg1
 Salt1 Pinch
 Ground ginger1⁄2 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour300 Gram (2 Cups)
 Egg yolk1
 Water1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2982 Calories from Fat 1176

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g205.7%

Saturated Fat 80.5 g402.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 719.1 mg

Sodium 356.3 mg14.8%

Total Carbohydrates 416 g138.5%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.7%

Sugars 185.3 g

Protein 41 g82.3%

Vitamin A 84.2% Vitamin C 0.29%

Calcium 13.1% Iron 86.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Chop three of the whole gingers very finely; dice the others.
In a medium bowl, cream butter or margarine, sugar, whole egg, salt, ground ginger and finely chopped ginger.
Sift in flour; work quickly together to make a smooth dough.
Form into a ball and wrap in foil or plastic wrap.
Refrigerate 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
Divide dough into 3 pieces.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out 1 piece of dough at a time 1/4 inch (5 mm) thick.
Cut out oblongs 2-1/2x1-1/2 inches (6x3.5 cm).
Place on baking sheets.
Beat egg yolk with a little water; brush over cookies.
Sprinkle with diced ginger.
Bake 15 minutes or until golden.
Remove from baking sheets with a spatula; cool on a rack.
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