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  • Summary

    These cookies have a dark color and a pronounced molasses flavor. For the how-to on creating different shapes, read Shaped Gingerbread Cookies.

    Ingredients

    • 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
    • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
    • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 cup packed dark-brown sugar
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 1/2 cups unsulfured molasses
    • Royal Icing for Gingerbread Cookies

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 4536 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 168 g 259.11%
    • Saturated Fat: 94 g 471.05%
    • Trans Fat: 4 g %
    • Cholesterol: 244 mg 81.39%
    • Sodium: 2818 mg 117.43%
    • Calcium: 731 mg 73.14%
    • Potassium: 4266 mg 121.87%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 29 mg 162.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 726 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 13 g 53.04%
    • Sugar: 444 g
    • Protein: 37 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 57.18%
    • Vitamin C 0.39%
    • 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 - Fat33
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs30
    • Exchange - Starch18
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total21 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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