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Cookies, Gingerbread Recipe

Looking for an easy cookies, gingerbread recipe? Learn how to make cookies, gingerbread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pokadot27

Makes 36 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for cookies, gingerbread

2 cups all-purpose flour , spooned and leveled, plus more for the work surface
3/4 c whole wheat flour
1 1/4 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 c splenda
1/2 cup molasses
2 egg whites
1 cup confectioners' sugar

Recipe Directions for cookies, gingerbread

  1. Heat oven to 350 F. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves, and salt.

  2. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter and granulated sugar until smooth. Add the molasses and egg and beat until fluffy, about 2 minutes.

  3. Reduce the mixer speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture, mixing until just incorporated. Shape into a disk. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm, at least 30 minutes.

  4. On a floured surface, roll the dough to inch thick. Using cookie cutters, cut into shapes; place on parchment-lined baking sheets.

  5. Bake until firm, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool slightly on baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

  6. Place confectioners? sugar in a small bowl; gradually whisk in 1 tablespoon water until a thick icing forms. Transfer to a resealable plastic bag and snip a small hole in one corner. Decorate cookies as desired and let set.

  7. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 23.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
76
Calories from Fat
11
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.2g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Potassium
85mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
15.2g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
7.7g
Protein
1.1g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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