Aunt Emma's Crinkle Top Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Aunt Emma's Crinkle Top Ginger Cookies
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  1. Cream together shortening, sugar until light and fluffy. Add molasses and egg, mixing well, then add both vanilla and lemon extracts. Sift together dry ingredients and then add in two or three batches to molasses mixture. Mix until combined then chill dough for at least 4 hours. Shape dough into 1 balls and dip tops into granulated sugar. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and do not flatten. Make sure cookies are at least 2 apart on the pans. Bake at 350F for 12-15 minutes. allow to sit cool on the pan for at least 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 531.43 Kcal (2225 kJ)
Calories from fat 160.83 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.87g 27%
Cholesterol 13.64mg 5%
Sodium 333.91mg 14%
Potassium 511.47mg 11%
Total Carbs 89.05g 30%
Sugars 56.68g 227%
Dietary Fiber 1.26g 5%
Protein 4.65g 9%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 96.5mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 411.07 Kcal (1721 kJ)
Calories from fat 124.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.82g 27%
Cholesterol 10.55mg 5%
Sodium 258.29mg 14%
Potassium 395.64mg 11%
Total Carbs 68.88g 30%
Sugars 43.84g 227%
Dietary Fiber 0.97g 5%
Protein 3.6g 9%
Iron 1.8mg 13%
Calcium 74.6mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.9
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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