Gingerbread-Cookie Letters to Santa
Gingerbread-Cookie Letters to Santa
  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Kids will love these sweet notes made of gingerbread. Use royal icing to create an envelope design or address the letter to Santa directly.

    Ingredients

    • 6 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
    • 1 teaspoon finely ground pepper
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 cup packed dark-brown sugar
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 cup unsulfured molasses
    • 1 pound confectioners' sugar, plus more if needed
    • 5 tablespoons meringue powder

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 30
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 271 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.93%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 19.33%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 21 mg 7.09%
    • Sodium: 157 mg 6.53%
    • Calcium: 40 mg 4.04%
    • Potassium: 202 mg 5.78%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 51 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.78%
    • Sugar: 31 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.86%
    • Vitamin C 0.02%
    • Vitamin D 0.08%
    • * 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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