Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies RECIPE

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 54.3
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 179.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g

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Feel like a kid again with these soft cookies. Perfect with a warm cup of cider. Feel like a kid again with these soft cookies. Perfect with a warm cup of cider.
Number of Servings: 1


    1 cup margarine or butter, softened
    1-1/2 cups white sugar
    1/4 cup egg substitute
    1-1/2 tablespoons orange zest
    2 tablespoons dark corn syrup
    3 cups all-purpose flour
    2 teaspoons baking soda
    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    1 teaspoon ground ginger
    1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
    1/2 teaspoon salt


Let the kids use just a touch of frosting to decorate cute faces and outfits on their little gingerbread men and women!


1. Cream the margarine and the sugar together. Add the egg and mix well. Mix in the orange peel and dark corn syrup. Add the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, ground cloves and salt, mixing until well combined. Chill dough overnight.

2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

3. Roll dough out to 1/4 inch thick and cut into desired shapes. Place cookies 1 inch apart on the prepared pan. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes.

Makes 6 dozen cookies. Serving size: 1 cookie

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    These were pretty good. I thought they could have had more spices though. - 5/27/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    A good recipe! I made them with no subsitutions and they're really good, not too spicy. - 6/8/09

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  • Bad
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Too much fat and not enough spice. Can use frozen apple juice concentrate for sweetener. Nice idea but would rather get the calories from something healthier. - 6/13/09

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  • 3 of 6 people found this review helpful
    subsitutedsugar, with splenda; applesauce for oil; molasses for corn syrup??(very bad for us);whole wheat flour;1 cup butter?? well they are only 55 calories each. - 6/8/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I will try this recipe with substitutions as suggested. - 12/28/09

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