Orange Zest Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread cookies with an orange twist.
1 extra large egg
1/3 cup margarine
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsps orange peel
1/2 tsp baking soda
2/3 cup molasses
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
Combine molasses, brown sugar, butter and egg in a large bowl until creamy.
Grate an orange peel on fine side of the grater and add to the mixture. Add rest of ingredients and beat until well mixed.
Cover mixture and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C) and grease cookie sheets.
Roll out half the dough onto floured surface to 1/4" thick (keep other half refrigerated). Cut out with desired cookie cutter shapes and place 1" apart on greased cookie sheet.
Bake for 6-8 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched. Let cool completely.
Note: decorate with basic frosting if desired.
in 1 serving of Orange Zest Gingerbread Cookies.
, 75% carbs, 7% protein.
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