Ginger Spice Cookies
These old-fashioned cookies appeal to people of all ages.
- 2 cups unbleached flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 1/2 tsp ginger
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp cloves
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1/3 cup molasses, light
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- sugar for dipping
- Preheat oven to 375F (190C).
- Lightly grease several baking sheets with vegetable oil spray.
- In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, with and electric mixer set on medium speed, beat together oil, molasses, sugar, egg and vanilla extract. Beat in half of dry ingredients just until mixed. Using a large wooden spoon, stir in remaining dry ingredients just until evenly incorporated. Batter will be stiff.
- Divide dough in half; wrap each portion in plastic wrap and freeze for 30 minutes. Using your hands, roll each portion of dough into 25 1-inch (3cm) balls, dip into sugar and place 2 inches (5cm) apart on cookie sheets.
- Bake for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from baking sheets; cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container.
Calories from Fat 23 (23%)
(4%)Total Fat 3g
(1%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrate 18g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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