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Blueberry and White Chocolate Chunk Ginger Cookies

Blueberry and White Chocolate Chunk Ginger Cookies 24.000
Holiday Cookies 2006 Dec 13, 2006

These big drop cookies were among the 5 winners of Eating Well magazine's annual reader recipe competition.


Servings: 24 large cookies
Ingredients
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup oats, quick cooking or old-fashioned (not instant)
  • 2 ounces white chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/4 cup crystallized ginger, coarsely chopped

Directions

Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven; preheat to 375 degrees. Line 2 large rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper.

In a medium bowl, combine the flour, wheat germ, baking soda, salt and ground ginger.

In a large bowl, whisk together the egg, brown sugar, oil and vanilla extract. Add the flour mixture and combine. Add the oats, chocolate, blueberries and crystallized ginger; stir just to combine. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls, 1 1/2 inches apart, onto the baking sheets. Bake the cookies for 8 to 10 minutes or until puffed and barely golden around the edges, rotating the pans top to bottom and front to back halfway through. Cool on the baking sheets for 2 minutes; transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Cookies can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days or in the freezer, well wrapped, for up to 1 month.


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Adapted from Eating Well magazine (December 2006).

Tested by Michael Taylor.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per cookie: 119


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 4g 6%

Saturated Fat: 1g 5%

Cholesterol: 9mg 3%

Sodium: 85mg 4%

Total Carbohydrates: 18g 6%

Dietary Fiber: 1g 4%

Sugar: n/a

Protein: 2g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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