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Nutrition Facts

Calories 99
  Calories from Fat 23 (23%)
(4%)Total Fat 3g
(1%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(3%)Cholesterol 10mg
(2%)Sodium 49mg
(3%)Potassium 100mg
Total Carbohydrate 18g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 9g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(3%)Protein 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Ginger Spice Cookies


  • 2 cups unbleached flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 1 1/2 tsp ginger

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp cloves

  • 1/4 cup canola oil

  • 1/3 cup molasses, light

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • sugar for dipping

These old-fashioned cookies appeal to people of all ages.


  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Lightly grease several baking sheets with vegetable oil spray.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, with and electric mixer set on medium speed, beat together oil, molasses, sugar, egg and vanilla extract. Beat in half of dry ingredients just until mixed. Using a large wooden spoon, stir in remaining dry ingredients just until evenly incorporated. Batter will be stiff.
  • Divide dough in half; wrap each portion in plastic wrap and freeze for 30 minutes. Using your hands, roll each portion of dough into 25 1-inch (3cm) balls, dip into sugar and place 2 inches (5cm) apart on cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from baking sheets; cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container.

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