Skinny Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

 

serves: 15 – size: 2 cookies – WWP+: 4 – smart points: 6 – calories: 130 – carbs: 23g – fat: 4g 

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter (1/2 stick) softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 cups whole wheat white flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt

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Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, or a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, beat the butter and brown sugar together on medium speed until fluffy.
  2. Beat in the egg until incorporated, then beat in the molasses and applesauce until mixed well.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, stir together the rest of the dry ingredients. Add it to the sugar and molasses mixture in 3 batches, mixing well between each addition.
  4. Cover the cookie dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hrs.
  5. When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350F and line 2 baking sheets with either parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  6. Roll the dough into balls about 1 1/2 tbsp wide, or use a small cookie scoop.
  7. Place 2 inches apart and bake for 8-10 min. 

Skinny Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter (1/2 stick) softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 cups whole wheat white flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, or a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, beat the butter and brown sugar together on medium speed until fluffy.
  2. Beat in the egg until incorporated, then beat in the molasses and applesauce until mixed well.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, stir together the rest of the dry ingredients. Add it to the sugar and molasses mixture in 3 batches, mixing well between each addition.
  4. Cover the cookie dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hrs.
  5. When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350F and line 2 baking sheets with either parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  6. Roll the dough into balls about 1 1/2 tbsp wide, or use a small cookie scoop.
  7. Place 2 inches apart and bake for 8-10 min.
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