Gingerbread Cookies with Royal Icing (Sandra Lee) Recipe

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Gingerbread Cookies with Royal Icing (Sandra Lee)
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  1. For Gingerbread Cookies:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, blend all ingredients together and chill for up to 1 hour. Roll dough out on floured board about 1/8-inch thick. Cut desired shapes with cookie cutters and place onto sheet pan. Bake for 8 minutes in preheated oven.
  4. For Royal Icing:
  5. With a hand mixer, beat the egg whites with the lemon juice or extract until frothy. Add the sifted powdered sugar and beat on low speed until combined, smooth, and shiny. Turn to high and beat approximately 5 minutes till stiff and glossy. Add food coloring, if desired, and transfer to a pasty bag to pipe onto cookies.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 322.03 Kcal (1348 kJ)
Calories from fat 42.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.69g 7%
Cholesterol 23.96mg 8%
Sodium 22.82mg 1%
Potassium 134.69mg 3%
Total Carbs 70.12g 23%
Sugars 63.88g 256%
Dietary Fiber 0.34g 1%
Protein 1.71g 3%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 25.6mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 355.94 Kcal (1490 kJ)
Calories from fat 46.62 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.18g 7%
Cholesterol 26.49mg 8%
Sodium 25.23mg 1%
Potassium 148.87mg 3%
Total Carbs 77.5g 23%
Sugars 70.61g 256%
Dietary Fiber 0.37g 1%
Protein 1.89g 3%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 28.3mg 3%

* 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
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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