Gingerbread Cookies (Low-Fat)

Ingredients: Makes 12 servings


3 TBSP Unsalted Butter
3/4 cup Dark Brown Sugar
1/2 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
1 each Egg
1/3 cup Dark Molasses
3 cup All Purpose Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
2 tsp Ground Ginger
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Ground Allspice
1/4 tsp Ground Cloves
2 TBSP All Purpose Flour


  1. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, and applesauce until smooth. Add egg and molasses and mix well. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda, and spices. Combine flour mixture with the sugar and molasses mixture and stir well. Divide dough into two flattened balls, cover with plastic wrap, and chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  2. Dust dough with flour and roll out with a rolling pin to ¼“ inch thickness. Cut dough with cookie cutters into desired shapes. The cutters selected should yield approximately a 0.6 oz cookie*. 
    *Preferred cookie cutter size is a 2 1/4 inch cookie cutter
  3. Place cut cookies onto a baking pan lined and bake in a 350 o F oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown, cool and serve.

Serving Size:
2 cookies

Cal: 120; Total Fat: 2g; Sat Fat: 1g; Trans Fat: 0g; Sodium 60mg; Carbs: 25g; Protein: 2g; Sugar: 11g

Recipe Source:
Recipe provided by FLIK Hospitality Group leaving site icon