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Molasses-Spice Cookies

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Spiced molasses cookies are perfect to serve with coffee or tea.


Molasses-Spice Cookies

Makes: About 3 dozen cookies

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup molasses
  • 3/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or coat with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together molasses, yogurt, sugar and oil in a large bowl until smooth. Stir together flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, mace, cloves and salt in a medium bowl. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients with a wooden spoon, mixing just until blended.
  3. Drop the dough by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing cookies about 1 1/2 inches apart. Bake until browned, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer cookies to a rack and let cool.

Nutrition

Per serving: 74 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 16 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 55 mg sodium; 110 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate


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Total Time
45 minutes or less
Servings
8 or more
Ethnic/Regional
American
Preparation/ Technique
Bake
Health & Diet Considerations
Diabetes appropriate
Low carbohydrate
Meal/Course
Dessert
Snack
Ease of Preparation
Easy
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