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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 53.4
  • Total Fat: 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.2 mg
  • Sodium: 22.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 0.7 g

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Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

Submitted by: COOKINNANCY
Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

Introduction

At only 53 calories a piece, these soft cookies are sure to please! At only 53 calories a piece, these soft cookies are sure to please!
Number of Servings: 48

Ingredients

    1/3 C butter or margarine, softened
    3/4 C packed Brown Sugar
    1/4 C dark Molasses
    1tsp Ginger, ground
    1tsp Cinnamon, ground
    1 egg
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 1/2 C all purpose wheat flour
    1/2 C whole wheat flour
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1/4 C granulated sugar

Directions

Beat the Butter on medium-high speed in a large mixing bowl for 2 minutes. Beat in the brown sugar. Add the Molasses, Ginger, and Cinnamon, mix thoroughly. Add the Egg. Add the baking powder. Mix in as much of the flour & wheat flour as you can with the electric mixer. Stir in any remaining by hand. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray 3-4 cookie sheets with non-stick cooking spray.
Shape into 1 inch balls, roll in granulated sugar mixed with cinnamon. Place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Bake for 8-12 minutes, until cookies are set and tops crack.
Makes 48 Cookies






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  • Good
    26 of 28 people found this review helpful
    I'm wondering if maybe the recipe should include a little baking soda & salt? I added some, plus a little vanilla & some crystallized ginger pieces & raisins. They were gone in 2 days. - 2/2/09

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  • Very Good
    24 of 24 people found this review helpful
    I used less spice than the recipe called for and now that some time has gone by I'm glad that I did. I originally thought it was a mistake-but the cookies "developed" as cookies do and were really delicious-thanks for a wonderful recipe. - 3/14/09

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  • Very Good
    22 of 22 people found this review helpful
    These were wonderful! Everyone loved them! Be careful to not bake them too much, though, because they burn easily. - 12/24/08

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  • 21 of 22 people found this review helpful
    YUMMY! Doesn't have to be Christmas to ENJOY these! Makes 24-48. Makes balls very small for 48. Bake 10-14 min. Use fork to 'do' criss-cross 'mash' on top before baking. - 1/29/09

    Reply from COOKINNANCY (3/17/14)
    I saw this on pinterest, and was STUNNED to see name. I am honored that they were on a featured list. I had only submitted the recipe for the nutritional data. They are great year round, I often make ginger cookies in spring. You can still see my photo of 8 appropriately sized cookies on a plate.


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  • 17 of 17 people found this review helpful
    Good. I tried them and the cookies were soft but I thought the recipe was missing something. I had to make the cookies very small in order to get 48 of them. No wonder it is only 50 calories each. Smile. - 3/3/09

    Reply from COOKINNANCY (3/17/14)
    Yes, they are quite small, a very appropriately sized treat. The photo I submitted with the recipe shows this quite clearly, 8 cookies on a dinner plate.


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  • Very Good
    13 of 19 people found this review helpful
    This is very similar to the recipe I have used for years. Will definitely use whole wheat flour the next time. Also, after reading the comments, I'm wondering if the total amount of flour should be reduced to 2 cups. - 12/13/08

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  • Very Good
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    they were very good. almost got 4 out of them. *Note I bake all of my cookies @ 325 for 15-(17) minutes. Less chance of burning them, and the come out great. I think I will increase the cinnamon though. But THANK YOU! ;) - 1/26/10

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  • 12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Made these last night and they turned out great. They didn't crack on top as stated and the ones on the bottom rack got a lil burnt. Probably just my baking abilities and not the recipe. Next time I'll cook them for less time than shown above. My co-workers all loved them too :) - 12/24/08

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  • Very Good
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I had to cook mine for 14 min, and they stayed really round (didn't flatten into cookie shape) since I rolled them into balls like the recipe states - but they tasted yummy! - 12/24/07

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  • Very Good
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    These tasted pretty good, although mine didn't crack on the top like it said they would. You will have to make the balls really, really small in order to get 48 out of the dough. - 12/15/07

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    These are fantastic! I didn't use all of the flour or all the sugar and cinnamon mixture. I also just gave them a little push down before baking and they turned out perfect!! - 11/29/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    my family really enjoyed these...thought the spices were perfect - 6/12/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I'm not a ginger cookie connoisseur, but I tried this recipe and they were delicious! - 3/3/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Very good, but my results were 24 cookies, so I assumed that I ate two at a time. ;-)) - 12/25/08

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    absolutely wonderful.. and simple to make.. a keeper for sure - 3/5/09

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  • 6 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Not everyone in our family likes ginger cookies, but I do. They are nutritious, but no one mentions how Ginger cookies are supposed to be great for you to have in the car for trips to help when someone starts getting car sick. Then you can enjoy your trip feeling well. Thank You! - 12/7/09

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  • 6 of 18 people found this review helpful
    The Nutritional Info isn't right. - 12/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    These cookies are easy to make and the molasses adds a delicious richness to the flavor. I really enjoyed these and shared with friends! - 8/9/09

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  • Very Good
    6 of 12 people found this review helpful
    this is just like my grandmother's recipe from 70 years ago! we love them and make them all year round! - 3/3/09

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  • 6 of 14 people found this review helpful
    Has anyone tried these using splenda brown sugar blend and all whole wheat flour? That would cut a few calories and add alittle more fiber. They sound yummy! - 3/3/09

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  • 5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This recipe turned out great! I added 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp baking soda to recipe. I used 1c of brown sugar instead of 3/4. I was able to get 24 cookies because I didn;t want them to small. The first batch did not flatten so the last batch I flatted with a wet spoon and it turned out perfect...
    - 12/28/09

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Worth saving for a day of low carbs and able to splurge . . . just too delicious - 12/7/09

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  • Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    These are good, I love to have a couple when I have a hot cup of tea. - 12/7/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! These are my favourite cookies and my father-in law loves them as well! - 7/28/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    i made them for the holidays very good thanks for sharing - 12/28/08

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