Frosted Molasses Cookies Recipe

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Frosted Molasses Cookies
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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar.
  3. Beat in eggs, molasses, and vanilla. Combine the flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and allspice.
  4. Add to creamed mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
  5. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2-inches apart on a prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 7-9 minutes or until set.
  7. Remove and cool on wire racks.
  8. For frosting, in a small mixing bowl, cream shortening and butter.
  9. Beat in vanilla.
  10. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and ginger.
  11. Add milk; beat until light and fluffy.
  12. Spread over cookies.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1064.7 Kcal (4458 kJ)
Calories from fat 340.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37.88g 58%
Cholesterol 120.6mg 40%
Sodium 683.68mg 28%
Potassium 808.14mg 17%
Total Carbs 173.98g 58%
Sugars 118.03g 472%
Dietary Fiber 2.66g 11%
Protein 9.87g 20%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 12%
Iron 3.4mg 19%
Calcium 183.3mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 367.55 Kcal (1539 kJ)
Calories from fat 117.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.08g 58%
Cholesterol 41.63mg 40%
Sodium 236.02mg 28%
Potassium 278.98mg 17%
Total Carbs 60.06g 58%
Sugars 40.75g 472%
Dietary Fiber 0.92g 11%
Protein 3.41g 20%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 12%
Iron 1.2mg 19%
Calcium 63.3mg 18%

* 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

  • 23.9
  • 29

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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