Ginger Heart Thins

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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