Skinny Gingerbread Men

Skinny Gingerbread Men

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 45
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 75.1
  • Total Fat: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.7 mg
  • Sodium: 46.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 1.4 g

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Introduction

Martha Stewart's recipe, only better for you. Even my dad couldn't tell they were low fat! Just the thing to get you in the holiday spirit. Martha Stewart's recipe, only better for you. Even my dad couldn't tell they were low fat! Just the thing to get you in the holiday spirit.
Number of Servings: 45

Ingredients

    1 3/4 cup white flour
    1 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
    1 cup unsweetened apple sauce
    1/2 cup sugar
    3/4 cup brown sugar
    1 egg
    1 tsp cinnamon
    1 tsp nutmeg
    2 tsp ginger
    1/2 cup molasses
    1 1/2 tsp baking soda

    about 3/4 cup for rolling/cutting

Directions

Cream apple sauce and both sugars in kitchen mixer. Add egg, molasses and spices. Mix in both flours slowly.
Chill dough for at least one hour (overnight is better).
Preheat oven to 350˚
Roll out dough on WELL FLOURED parchment to about 1/4- 1/8 inch thick and cut cookies. Cookies will rise when you bake them!
Bake 10-12 minutes on lightly greased cookie sheet.
Makes 45 (3 inch) gingerbread men.

Number of Servings: 45

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VMF2004.

Member Ratings For This Recipe


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    Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    i was able to use all whole wheat flour when i added some apple cider vinegar, the vinegar mixed with the baking soda makes it puff up big! - 12/25/09


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    Good lower fat recipe! - 12/26/19


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    Incredible!
    I love this Skinny Gingerbread Men Recipe! Yummy! - 12/20/18


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    Very Good
    I made some of these cookies today. I used splenda for baking instead of reagular sugar. They came out very tasty!! - 12/16/11


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    3/4 cup of flour for rolling and cutting - 12/3/10