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Festive Gingerbread Cookies

Festive Gingerbread Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup lightly salted butter
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • Decorations (dried currants, chopped pistachios, cinnamon candies, or colored sprinkles)

For the icing:

  • 1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons skim milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Food coloring (optional)

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, blend confectioners' sugar, milk, and vanilla. Divide into smaller bowls and tint with food coloring, if desired.
  2. Spread icing onto cookies, or put into a heavy-duty plastic bag with a tiny hole snipped in one corner to pipe onto cookies.

Note

  • Nutritional information does not include Decorations.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 704 kcal cal., 14 g fat (8 g sat. fat), 261 mg sodium, 5 g fiber, 77 g sugar, 10 g pro., 165 mg calcium, 5 mg iron. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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