Less Fat Gingersnaps

3.9
(32)

Delicious cookies that can be made like a crisp gingersnap cookie, or a soft, chewy cookie.

2
2
Servings:
48
Yield:
3 to 4 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground allspice

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ¾ cup applesauce

  • 4 tablespoons molasses

  • ¼ cup white sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. Sift together the flour, ginger, allspice and baking soda, set aside. In a medium bowl, cream together the margarine and 1 1/2 cups of sugar. Stir in the applesauce and molasses. Add dry ingredients to the molasses mixture and mix until just blended.

  3. Roll tablespoons of dough into balls and roll the balls in the remaining sugar. Place the balls on the prepared cookie sheet, flatten slightly. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes in the preheated oven for chewy cookies, 12 to 15 for crisp cookies. Cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

63 Calories
0g Fat
15g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 29mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 37mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.