Soft Ginger Cookies With Glossy Orange Frosting Recipe

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Soft Ginger Cookies With Glossy Orange Frosting
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  1. Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, ginger and cinnamon, set aside.
  2. In another mixing bowl, with electric mixer, beat margarine or butter until softened and light.
  3. Add egg, beat thoroughly.
  4. Alternately add reserved flour mixture one-third at a time and sour cream one-half at a time, beating until blended after each addition.
  5. Drop dough by tspoonsfuls, about 2 apart on lightly greased baking sheets.( I use parchment paper.
  6. )Bake in preheated 375* oven 8-10 minutes or set.
  7. Transfer cookies to rack to cool completely.
  8. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine egg white and confectioners' sugr. Add melted butter, salt, vanilla and orange extract. Beat till smooth.
  9. If frosting is too thin, add a little more confectioners sugar; if too thick, add a little more margarine.
  10. Use this to frost Soft Ginger cookies.
  11. .Let frosting set before storing.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 167.31 Kcal (700 kJ)
Calories from fat 72.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.01g 12%
Cholesterol 4.88mg 2%
Sodium 146.26mg 6%
Potassium 270.45mg 6%
Total Carbs 22.56g 8%
Sugars 13.64g 55%
Dietary Fiber 0.17g 1%
Protein 1.79g 4%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 18.6mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 432.22 Kcal (1810 kJ)
Calories from fat 186.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.68g 12%
Cholesterol 12.62mg 2%
Sodium 377.82mg 6%
Potassium 698.64mg 6%
Total Carbs 58.27g 8%
Sugars 35.23g 55%
Dietary Fiber 0.43g 1%
Protein 4.63g 4%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 1%
Calcium 48mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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