Orange Zest Gingerbread Cookies
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Gingerbread cookies with an orange twist.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
48 40 mins 7 mins
Ingredients
Directions
1. Combine molasses, brown sugar, butter and egg in a large bowl until creamy.
2. Grate an orange peel on fine side of the grater and add to the mixture. Add rest of ingredients and beat until well mixed.
3. Cover mixture and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
4. Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C) and grease cookie sheets.
5. 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.
6. Bake for 6-8 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched. Let cool completely.
7. Note: decorate with basic frosting if desired.
Nutrition summary
There are 56 calories in 1 serving of Orange Zest Gingerbread Cookies.
Calorie split: 18% fat, 75% carbs, 7% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
56
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
1.13g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.208g
1%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.438g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.374g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
54mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
10.51g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
4.1g
Protein
0.91g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
13mg
1%
Iron
0.36mg
2%
Potassium
85mg
2%
Vitamin A
15mcg
2%
Vitamin C
0.1mg
0%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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