Snappy Ginger Strips

Snappy Ginger Strips

Want homemade cookies but need a quick way to make them? Try these cookie strips made with flour. About 4 1/2 dozen cookies

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

About 4 1/2 dozen cookies

1
cup sugar
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup molasses
1
egg
2
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cloves
4
teaspoons sugar, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, mix 1 cup sugar, the oil, molasses and egg until well blended. Stir in remaining ingredients except 4 teaspoons sugar.
  2. Divide dough in half. On ungreased cookie sheet, press half of dough into 14x2-inch strip. Cut strip lengthwise in half; separate strips at least 3 inches. Flatten strips slightly with fork dipped in sugar until 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle each strip with 1 teaspoon sugar. Repeat with remaining dough.
  3. Bake 6 to 7 minutes or until edges are light golden brown and tops appear cracked; cool 2 minutes. Cut each strip crosswise into 1-inch slices; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Store loosely covered.
Makes About 4 1/2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Live Better America® Kitchens
Drizzle cookies with melted white vanilla baking chocolate (or white baking chips), and sprinkle with chopped crystallized ginger.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 20),
  • Total Fat 2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 60mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.