Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 45.9
  • Total Fat: 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 36.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 0.7 g

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Introduction

From Better Homes and Garden From Better Homes and Garden
Number of Servings: 48

Ingredients

    Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

    . about 4 dozen Prep: 25 minutes
    Chill: 1 hour
    Bake: 10 minutes

    Nonstick cooking spray
    2 1/2 tbsp unsweeten applesauce)
    2 1/2 tbspmargarine softened )Or
    (1/3 cup margarine, softened Optional)
    2/3 cup packed brown sugar
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon ground ginger
    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1 egg
    1/4 cup dark molasses
    1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1/2 cup whole wheat flour
    1/4 cup granulated sugar
    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

Directions
1. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick spray; set aside.

2. In a large mixing bowl beat the margarine with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the brown sugar, baking soda, ginger, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; beat until combined. Beat in egg and molasses. Beat in as much of the all-purpose and whole wheat flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Combine the granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Roll balls in sugar-cinnamon mixture. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 10 to 11 minutes or until set and tops are cracked. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool on a wire rack. Makes about 4 dozen.


Number of Servings: 48

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