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Soft Molasses Cookies (Reduced Fat)

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“Here's a lighter version of molasses cookies. I like this recipe because it uses buttermilk and has a sweet glaze icing.”
1hr 5mins
30 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Dissolve baking soda in molasses in a large bowl.
  3. Combine buttermilk and oil; stir into molasses mixture.
  4. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife.
  5. Combine flour, ginger and salt; gradually add to molasses mixture, stirring well.
  6. Coat hands lightly with cooking spray.
  7. Shape dough into 30 (1-inch) balls and place balls 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray.
  8. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes.
  9. Cool on a wire rack.
  10. Combine powdered sugar, water and vanilla.
  11. Spoon into a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; seal bag.
  12. Snip a tiny hole in 1 corner of bag; drizzle glaze over cookies.

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