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Chocolate-Dipped Gingersnaps

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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9:03AM PDT on May 14, 2013

Yummy,thanks for sharing

12:32PM PST on Feb 23, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

10:51AM PST on Mar 4, 2012

sound great.

10:47AM PST on Mar 4, 2012

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

6:48PM PST on Feb 29, 2012

yum

7:36AM PST on Feb 28, 2012

this sounds soooooo good!!!

4:06AM PST on Feb 27, 2012

Thanks for the article.

11:40AM PST on Nov 23, 2011

Thank you

12:42AM PDT on Aug 25, 2011

The recipe sounds delicious. Thanks.

12:38PM PST on Dec 10, 2010

I ll try. it sounds delicious, wait my opinion

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