Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

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Low-Fat and Low Carb flavorful cookie for the Holidays (or any time).

"Very easy cookie recipe - not super sweet, which is a welcome change. Good taste. I doubled the recipe and froze half of them. It worked well. Do eat one right out the oven - yum!"

- nancyjStephens

Ingredients

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Nonstick cooking spray
1/3 cup Butter; softened
2/3 cup brown sugar; packed
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Ginger
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 large Egg
1/4 cup dark molasses
1 1/2 cups All purpose flour
1/2 cup Whole wheat flour
1/4 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon

Original recipe makes 24

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Preparation

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 or 24 2 cookie servings.

2 cookies are roughly 1 carb exchange

Notes

2 cookies is 1 carb and 4 are 2 carb exchanges

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Chewey ginger cookies photo by Katielaulloo Katielaulloo

Fresh from the oven. Add glass of cold milk and enjoy! photo by promfh promfh

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gpwestman 2 years ago
How can these be low carb? The're made with flour, sugar, brown sugar, molasses, nothing but carbs. I'm sure they taste great but they are anything but low carb.
greglevine 2 years ago
Try adding some stem ginger chopped into little bits, for extra yummy cookies
P19letUK 3 years ago
I used butter, half the sugar and all whole wheat flour and they were delicious.
tjmason 3 years ago
Very easy cookie recipe - not super sweet, which is a welcome change. Good taste. I doubled the recipe and froze half of them. It worked well. Do eat one right out the oven - yum!
nancyjStephens 3 years ago
Easy to make and tastes delicious!
debbieatownsend 4 years ago
made them for the nurses doing my wife's chemo. they all loved them.
jgardosik 4 years ago
Easy to do and wonderful flavor.
promfh 4 years ago
2 cookies is 1 carb and 4 are 2 carb exchanges [I posted this recipe.]
LadyJay 7 years ago
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