Gingerbread Cookies


Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies
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1 Hr
7 Min

When the holidays come it can be difficult to find recipes that are diabetes-friendly, but give you the same great flavors of the season. Well, we've got a Gingerbread Cookies recipe that's diabetes-friendly, and packed full of cheer! So gather 'round the fire with friends and family, grab a gingerbread cookie, and celebrate in flavorful style! 

What You'll Need

  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) margarine, softened
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar blend
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free vanilla frosting

What to Do

  1. In a medium bowl, beat together margarine, brown sugar blend, molasses, and egg until creamy.
  2. In another medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, ginger, and cinnamon. Gradually add to margarine mixture; mix until smooth. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray. Roll out dough onto a lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Using a 3-inch gingerbread man cookie cutter, cut dough and place on baking sheets.
  4. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until golden around edges. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  5. Decorate cookies with frosting and serve or store in airtight container.

Test Kitchen Tips

  • Our moist Gingerbread Cookies recipe was made using 3-inch gingerbread men cookie cutters, but you can make them into any shape you like!
  • This recipe will bring the "falalala" to your Christmas season! To add more cheer to the holidays try these class Christmas Butter Cookies or these Fruity Fingerprint Cookies
  • Since it's the best time of the year, you're going to want a menu to match! Check out our Jolly Christmas Party Recipes that are sure to bring Christmas spirit to the whole family! 
  • What do you think of this Gingerbread Cookies recipe? Tell us in the comments below! 

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 21

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 84
  • Calories from Fat 34
  • Total Fat 3.7g 6 %
  • Saturated Fat 1.4g 7 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 1.4g 3 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 14mg 5 %
  • Sodium 44mg 2 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 11g 4 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2 %
  • Sugars 2.3g 0 %

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