Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Ginger Cookies
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  1. Preheat the oven to 190oC or 375oF Gas 5. Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Cream together the sugar, margarine, salt and vanilla essence until very soft and light.
  3. Work in the flour, cocoa and ginger, adding a little milk, if necessary, to bind the mixture. Knead lightly on a floured surface until smooth.
  4. Roll out the dough to about 5 mm or 1/4 inch thick. Stamp out shapes using floured biscuit cutters and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake the cookies for 10 - 15 minutes. Leave to cool on the baking sheets until firm, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  6. Decorate with glace icing and pieces of glace cherries.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 294.71 Kcal (1234 kJ)
Calories from fat 112.81 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.53g 19%
Cholesterol 2.51mg 1%
Sodium 60.14mg 3%
Potassium 65.78mg 1%
Total Carbs 42.82g 14%
Sugars 24.64g 99%
Dietary Fiber 0.76g 3%
Protein 3.87g 8%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.7mg 9%
Calcium 97mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 296.08 Kcal (1240 kJ)
Calories from fat 113.34 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.59g 19%
Cholesterol 2.52mg 1%
Sodium 60.42mg 3%
Potassium 66.09mg 1%
Total Carbs 43.02g 14%
Sugars 24.75g 99%
Dietary Fiber 0.77g 3%
Protein 3.89g 8%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.7mg 9%
Calcium 97.5mg 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

  • 6.8
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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