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    There are countless variations of these iconic spice cookies in Australia, where they're known as ginger nuts. Martha's version calls for a trifecta of ginger -- dried, fresh, and crystallized.

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 tablespoon grated peeled ginger
    • 2 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1/4 cup golden syrup, such as Lyle's
    • 1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger
    • 1/4 cup fine sanding sugar

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 292 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.79%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 24.82%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 33 mg 11%
    • Sodium: 196 mg 8.17%
    • Calcium: 27 mg 2.71%
    • Potassium: 90 mg 2.58%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 52 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.18%
    • Sugar: 30 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 5.77%
    • Vitamin C 1.97%
    • Vitamin D 0.21%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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