Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Looking for an easy Gingerbread Cookies recipe? Learn how to make Gingerbread Cookies using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dollface94

Makes 20 servings



Great for the holidays, not necessarily low in fat or calories, high in saturated fat

Recipe Ingredients for Gingerbread Cookies

3/4 cup unsalted butter
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup light molasses, unsulfured
2 egg yolks
2 1/3 cup flour
2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp salt

Recipe Directions for Gingerbread Cookies

  1. Beat together the butter, brown sugar and molasses ina blender at medium speed until fluffy (about 3 minutes).

  2. Beat in the egg yolks.

  3. In a sifter bombine the flour, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, baking soda, cloves and salt.

  4. Sift the flour mixture directly onto the butter mixture. Reduce the mixer speed to low and beat until well combined.

  5. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

  6. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Butter 2 large heavy baking sheets.

  7. Use cookie cutters to cut out the gingerbread men, about 1/4 in. thick each.

  8. Bake each batch for 10 min.

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

  10. Enjoy!

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 35.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
154
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.5g
12%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
39mg
13%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Potassium
103mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
19.9g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
7.5g
Protein
1.8g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* 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
C
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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