Reduced Fat Gingerbread Drop Cookies

Serves: 90

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
59 3 1 1 0 24 8 1

recipe ingredients
1 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/3 cup molasses
2 eggs
1 tablespoon milk
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

recipe directions
In a large mixing bowl beat shortening with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. Beat until well combined. Beat in molasses, eggs, and milk until combined. Beat in as much flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Stir in raisins and nuts.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375 degree F oven about 8 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Makes about 90.


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  • boncha

    These cookies are fantastic. I’ve added this recipe to my collection – no need to mention to anyone that it’s a reduced fat recipe. Make these today!

  • Emma

    These cookies are delicious, so it should be warned that they are tiny – like, seriously small. So they’re not really low calorie, so much as, portion controlled.