Ginger Molasses Cookies Recipe

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Ginger Molasses Cookies
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  1. Cream butter and sugars together until nice and fluffy, scraping down sides of bowl as needed.
  2. Add egg, vanilla, & molasses and beat.
  3. In a separate bowl combine flours, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, black pepper and cloves.
  4. Combine wet ingredient mix with dry ingredient mix until well combined.
  5. Place remaining 1/3 cup granulated sugar in shallow bowl. Scoop dough with small cookie scoop. Form into balls and roll in sugar. Place them on an ungreased baking sheets, spacing them about 2 inches apart. Bake for 10-13 minutes. You want to slightly under cook them, or they become quite hard. Let them cool on baking pan for about 3 minutes. Remove, from pan and let cook on a wire rack. These freeze well and pack well for shipping also the recipe is fine doubled.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 799.51 Kcal (3347 kJ)
Calories from fat 328.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36.48g 56%
Cholesterol 138.01mg 46%
Sodium 952.18mg 40%
Potassium 152.74mg 3%
Total Carbs 109.68g 37%
Sugars 51.98g 208%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
Protein 8.75g 18%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 14%
Iron 3.4mg 19%
Calcium 61.5mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 426.24 Kcal (1785 kJ)
Calories from fat 175.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.45g 56%
Cholesterol 73.58mg 46%
Sodium 507.63mg 40%
Potassium 81.43mg 3%
Total Carbs 58.47g 37%
Sugars 27.71g 208%
Dietary Fiber 1.28g 10%
Protein 4.67g 18%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 14%
Iron 1.8mg 19%
Calcium 32.8mg 6%

* 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

  • 18.5
  • 22

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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