Gingerbread Cookies with Lemon Frosting
Gingerbread Cookies with Lemon Frosting
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 35 min
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    When I spread these spicy gingerbread rounds with my lemony cream cheese frosting, I knew I had a hit. Cardamom and allspice add a hint of chai tea flavor. —Aysha Schurman, Ammon, Idaho

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup butter, softened
    • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
    • 2 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1/4 cup molasses
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
    • 2 teaspoons baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
    • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • FROSTING:
    • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
    • 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1097 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 39.35%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 72.34%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 71 mg 23.65%
    • Sodium: 1148 mg 47.84%
    • Calcium: 139 mg 13.87%
    • Potassium: 539 mg 15.4%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 34%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 207 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.3%
    • Sugar: 130 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 15.75%
    • Vitamin C 6.63%
    • 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 - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs9
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total6 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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