Ginger Almond Cookies
Ginger Almond Cookies
  • prep: 2 hr
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 2 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    These Ginger Almond Cookies are such easy Christmas cookies to make! This crispy cookie is the best slice-and-bake option if you're looking for a spicy cookie that is that isn't overly sweet.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups of shortening (I used butter)
    • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
    • 3/4 cups of light molasses (I used a darker molasses because that's what was available)
    • 4 cups of flour
    • 1 1/2 tsp. of baking soda
    • 1 1/2 tsp. of salt
    • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp of ground ginger
    • 1 Tbsp. of ground cinnamon
    • 1 Tbsp. of ground cloves
    • 1 1/2 cups of finely chopped almonds

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 7
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 398 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 17.12%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.67%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 500 mg 20.84%
    • Calcium: 65 mg 6.54%
    • Potassium: 226 mg 6.47%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 23.52%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 61 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.48%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 0.04%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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