Chocolate-Dipped Gingersnaps

Give me a good gingersnap and I’m happy. Dip them in dark chocolate and crystallized ginger, and I’m downright elated. What an idea, marrying gingersnaps with heart-healthy chocolate and healing, sweet-spicy candied ginger!

Although I adore making cookies from scratch, I also love recipes where you can dress up store-bought items, like this one. Look for a good quality ginger cookie in your natural foods store.

INGREDIENTS
8 small organic gingersnaps
1/3 cup bittersweet chocolate chips, melted (see Tip)
1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger
1 tablespoon finely chopped dried cranberries

1. Dip gingersnaps into melted chocolate. Let the excess drip off.
2. Place on a wax paper-lined plate. Sprinkle with crystallized ginger and cranberries.
3. Refrigerate until the chocolate is set, about 30 minutes.

Tip: To melt chocolate, microwave on Medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on Medium in 20-second intervals until melted, stirring after each interval. Or place in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not boiling, water. Stir until melted.

Recipe Nutrition

Yield: 4 servings, 2 cookies each. Per serving: 157 calories; 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat, 1g mono unsaturated fat); 0 mg cholesterol; 28 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 1 g fiber; 97 mg sodium; 96 mg potassium. 2 Carbohydrate Servings.

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23 comments

Joan E R.
JoanE R1 years ago

Yummmmmmmmm!!

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Sonia Minwer-Barakat Requ
Sonia M4 years ago

Yummy,thanks for sharing

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Duane B.
.4 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

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aj M.
aj E5 years ago

sound great.

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Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton5 years ago

These sound wonderful! Great gift idea, too. Thanks for posting.

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Antony M.
Antony Mcgowan5 years ago

yum

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Hanna Barney
Hanna Barney5 years ago

this sounds soooooo good!!!

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KS Goh
KS Goh5 years ago

Thanks for the article.

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Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

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Jennifer C.
Past Member 5 years ago

The recipe sounds delicious. Thanks.

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