Heavenly Scented Soft Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Heavenly Scented Soft Ginger Cookies
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  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients.
  2. Add the molasses, shortening and egg; beat to blend ingredients well. Next, beat in the boiling water. Chill dough 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°.
  4. Roll the chilled dough by tablespoonful into balls. Roll each ball into granulated sugar.
  5. Place the balls 2-inches apart on ungreased aluminum baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake the cookies until puffed and cracked on top and centers still feel very soft; approximately 12 minutes.
  7. Transfer cookies to wire racks and cool.
  8. Don't forget to leave some cookies out for Santa Claus!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1199.93 Kcal (5024 kJ)
Calories from fat 266.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.59g 46%
Cholesterol 107.35mg 36%
Sodium 1059.26mg 44%
Potassium 178.19mg 4%
Total Carbs 210.17g 70%
Sugars 106.14g 425%
Dietary Fiber 4.23g 17%
Protein 15.83g 32%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 10.8mg 60%
Calcium 203.9mg 20%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 374.45 Kcal (1568 kJ)
Calories from fat 83.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.23g 46%
Cholesterol 33.5mg 36%
Sodium 330.55mg 44%
Potassium 55.61mg 4%
Total Carbs 65.59g 70%
Sugars 33.12g 425%
Dietary Fiber 1.32g 17%
Protein 4.94g 32%
Iron 3.4mg 60%
Calcium 63.6mg 20%

* 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

  • 25.7
  • 32

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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