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Favorite Molasses Gingerbread Cookies

 
Favorite Molasses Gingerbread Cookies
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Instead of letting the Gingerbread Man run away, these scrumptious cookies will make your kids run to the kitchen!

Yield

30

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

30

min

Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

½ cup vegetable shortening
*
cup brown sugar, light
packed
*
¼ cup molasses
dark
*
1 each egg whites
*
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon baking powder
*
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
ground
½ teaspoon ginger
ground
*

Directions

Beat shortening, brown sugar, molasses, egg white and vanilla in large bowl at high speed of electric mixer until smooth.

Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and spices in small bowl. Add to shortening mixture; mix well.

Cover; refrigerate until firm, about 8 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃). Grease cookie sheets. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to ⅛ inch thickness.

Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place on prepared cookie sheets.

Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Decorate as desired.

Makes about 2½ dozen cookies.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 7g (0.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 230% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 49mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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