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Molasses Cookies
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Sweet and chewy spiced molasses cookies.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 32 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 74.8
Total Carbs 13.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
Sugars 7.5 g
Total Fat 2.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 53.3 mg
Protein 1.0 g
Sodium 136.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Other Carbs , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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0 1/2 cup  unsweetened applesauce
1 1/4 cup  sugar
6 tbsp  butter
0 1/4 cup  Molasses, dark
1 each  Eggs, large, raw
1 cup  white all purpose flour
1 cup  Flour, pastry, whole wheat, stone ground
2 tsp  baking soda
1 tsp  ground cinnamon
0 1/2 tsp  salt
0 1/2 tsp  ground ginger
0 1/2 tsp  ground cloves
1 each  cooking spray
  1. Spoon applesauce onto multiple layers of paper towels, spread to an even thickness. Cover with more paper towels and let sit 5 minutes. Scrape into a bowl.
  2. Beat applesauce with 1 cup sugar and butter; beat in molasses and egg.
  3. Mix together flours, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, ginger, and cloves. Slowly add flour mixture into applesauce mixture beating well after each addition. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and freeze for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  5. Form dough into 32 (1-inch) balls and roll in 1/4 cup sugar. Arrange dough balls on a cooking spray coated baking sheet and bake 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. Let cool on pans then move to wire racks to continue cooling.

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