Iced Molasses Cookies

Looking for an easy dessert using Yoplait® yogurt and molasses? Then check out these delicious cookies that are topped with icing.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 72

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)
  • 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.
  • 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
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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