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Iced Molasses Cookies

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  1 reviews
  • 40 min prep time
  • 2 hr 0 min total time
  • 14 ingredients
  • 72 servings
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Looking for an easy dessert using Yoplait® yogurt and molasses? Then check out these delicious cookies that are topped with icing.

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup molasses
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups whole wheat flour
1
Tbsp finely chopped crystallized ginger
1
tsp baking soda
1
tsp ground ginger
1
tsp ground cinnamon
1/2
tsp salt
1
cup Yoplait® 99% Fat Free creamy vanilla or plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)

Icing

3
cups powdered sugar
1/3
cup Yoplait® 99% Fat Free creamy vanilla or plain* yogurt (from 2-lb container)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, molasses, butter and egg. Stir in remaining cookies ingredients until well blended.
  • 2 With small cookie scoop or by rounded teaspoonfuls, scoop dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 8-10 min or until set. Cool 2 min; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 min.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and 1/3 cup yogurt until smooth. Spread icing over cookies.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, molasses, butter and egg. Stir in remaining cookies ingredients until well blended.
  • 2 With small cookie scoop or by rounded teaspoonfuls, scoop dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 8-10 min or until set. Cool 2 min; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 min.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and 1/3 cup yogurt until smooth. Spread icing over cookies.

Expert Tips

*If using plain yogurt, stir in 1/2 tsp vanilla to make frosting.

Using yogurt in both the cookies and icing greatly reduces the fat in these yummy, cake-like cookies.

If the icing is a little thick, stir in additional yogurt, 1 tsp at a time, until of desired spreading consistency.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
45mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
10g
10%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Yoplait is a registered trademark of YOPLAIT MARQUES (France) used under license.
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