Orange Zest Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread cookies with an orange twist.
||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.
There are 56 calories in 1 serving of Orange Zest Gingerbread Cookies.
Calorie split: 18% fat, 75% carbs, 7% protein.
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