Ginger Heart Thins

Enjoy these heart shaped cookies with ginger flavor and sprinkled with sugar – that are perfect for a dessert.

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  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 3 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 60
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup molasses
1/4
cup strong coffee
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ginger
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon cloves
3
tablespoons sugar

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  • 1 In large microwave-safe bowl, combine molasses and coffee. Microwave on HIGH for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until mixture boils. Add brown sugar and butter; stir until butter melts. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour and all remaining ingredients except sugar; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. On lightly floured surface, roll half of dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with floured 2 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with sugar.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 5 to 8 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.
  • 1 In large microwave-safe bowl, combine molasses and coffee. Microwave on HIGH for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until mixture boils. Add brown sugar and butter; stir until butter melts. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour and all remaining ingredients except sugar; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. On lightly floured surface, roll half of dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with floured 2 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with sugar.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 5 to 8 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
4mg
4%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.