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.

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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W. C
W. Cabout a month ago


William C
William Cabout a month ago

Thank you.

Joan E R.
JoanE R2 years ago


Sonia Minwer-Barakat Requ

Yummy,thanks for sharing

Duane B.
.4 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

aj M.
aj E5 years ago

sound great.

Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton5 years ago

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

Antony M.
Antony Mcgowan5 years ago


Hanna Barney
Hanna Barney5 years ago

this sounds soooooo good!!!

KS Goh
KS Goh5 years ago

Thanks for the article.