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Healthy Gingerbread Cookies

Prep Time: 2 hrs
Cook Time: 8 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs 8 mins

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup Butter, Softened
  • 6 Tablespoons Splenda Brown Sugar Blend
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Cup Molasses
  • 3 Cups All Purpose Flour Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Ginger
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • Icing to decorate, if desired

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl beat together the butter and brown sugar blend until light and fluffy.
  • Stir in the Egg, Vanilla and Molasses and combine until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl combine the Flour, Ginger, Cinnamon, Baking soda, Nutmeg, Salt and Cloves.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture until fully incorporated. The dough will be moist and slightly sticky.
  • Divide the dough in half and place on two separate pieces of plastic wrap. Form into disks, wrap with the plastic and place in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove one disk from the refrigerator at a time and turn out on to a lightly floured surface. Roll out to 1/8 – ¼ inch thickness. Cut out shapes using lightly greased cookie cutter. Place the cutouts onto a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350˚ until the edges are just beginning t brown (around 8-10 minutes). Cool on pan for 2 minutes. Remove to wire wracks to cool completely.
  • Decorate with icing, candies or chocolate chips as desired.
Author: Krystle
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