Big Soft Gingerbread Cookies

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 10 min 24
Big Soft Gingerbread Cookies
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2 1/4 cup All-purpose white flour
2 tsp Ginger, ground
1 tsp Baking soda
3/4 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Ground cloves
1 dash Salt
3/4 cup Margarine, unsalted (softened)
1 cup Granulated sugar
1 medium egg Egg
1 tbsp Water, filtered
1/4 cup Molasses
2 tbsp Granulated sugar (for rolling dough into)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Sift together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the water and molasses. Gradually stir the sifted ingredients into the molasses mixture. Shape dough into walnut sized balls, and roll them in the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet, and flatten slightly.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 145
Calories from fat 55
Calories from saturated fat 9.9
Total Fat 6.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Cholesterol 7.9 mg
Sodium 85 mg
Potassium 71 mg
Total Carbohydrate 21.2 g
Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
Sugars 12.0 g
Protein 1.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.6

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