Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

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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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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


    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


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
    36 of 38 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
    33 of 33 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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  • 29 of 30 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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  • Very Good
    26 of 26 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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  • 23 of 23 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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