|Author:||Inspired by Cooking Light, 2007.09|
|6 tbsp.||butter, softened|
|2/3 cups||plus 3 tablespoons sugar, divided|
|2 cups||all-purpose flour (about 9 ounces)|
|2 tsp.||baking soda|
|1 tsp.||ground ginger|
|1 tsp.||ground cinnamon|
|1/2 tsp.||ground mace|
- Place butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Gradually add 2/3 cup sugar, beating at medium speed until light and well blended. Add molasses and egg; beat well.
- Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine flour and the next 4 ingredients (through mace), stirring with a whisk. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, stirring until well blended. Divide dough in half. Wrap each portion in plastic wrap, and freeze for 30 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Shape each portion of dough into 26 (1-inch) balls. Roll balls in remaining 3 tablespoons sugar, and place 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Flatten cookies with the bottom of a glass to 1/2-inch thickness. Bake at 350°F for 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.
|Amount per serving
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 3g||5%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||10%|
|Total Carbohydrate 16g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4%|
|Includes Added Sugars|
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrition in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.