Lowfat Soft Ginger Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 36
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 67.7
  • Total Fat: 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.7 mg
  • Sodium: 57.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 1.2 g

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Makes 36 cookies. Only 0.7 g fat per cookie!! Makes 36 cookies. Only 0.7 g fat per cookie!!
Number of Servings: 36


    2 1/4 c. flour
    2 t. ground ginger
    1 t. baking soda
    3/4 t. ground cinnamon
    1/2 t. ground cloves
    1/4 t. salt
    1/4 c. butter, unsalted
    1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce
    1 c. sugar
    2 egg whites or egg substitute for 1 egg
    1 T. water
    1/4 c. blackstrap molasses
    2 T. sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix together flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together butter and 1 c. sugar and applesauce until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg whites, then stir in water and molasses. Gradually stir in the dry ingredients. Refridgerate till firm. Shape dough into walnut sized balls, flatten slightly in 2 T. sugar, then place on sprayed cookie sheet, sugar side up. Bake 10 min. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 min. before removing to plate to cool completely. Store in airtight container.

Number of Servings: 36

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