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Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

Makes: 48 servings Yield: about 4 dozen cookies
Prep 25 mins Chill 1 hr Bake 350°F 10 mins  per batch
Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies
Ingredients
  •  Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1/3  cup  margarine, softened
  • 2/3  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1  egg
  • 1/4  cup  dark molasses
  • 1 1/2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup  whole wheat flour
  • 1/4  cup  granulated sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
Directions

1. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick spray; set aside.

2. In a large mixing bowl beat the margarine with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the brown sugar, baking soda, ginger, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; beat until combined. Beat in egg and molasses. Beat in as much of the all-purpose and whole wheat flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Combine the granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Roll balls in sugar-cinnamon mixture. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 10 to 11 minutes or until set and tops are cracked. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool on a wire rack. Makes about 4 dozen.

Nutrition Facts (Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies)
  • Servings Per Recipe 48,
  • cal. (kcal) 50,
  • Fat, total (g) 1,
  • chol. (mg) 4,
  • carb. (g) 9,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 42,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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