Rating: 4 stars
12 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 5 star values: 7

These simple cookies give just the right amount of sweet to satisfy your craving. Make a few batches, and freeze some to enjoy throughout the season.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2001

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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell; Food Kellie Gerber Kelley

Recipe Summary

Yield:
2 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine flours and next 5 ingredients (flours through ground ginger); stir well with a whisk. Make a well in center of mixture. Combine 1 cup sugar, applesauce, and next 4 ingredients (applesauce through vanilla). Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist; cover and chill dough at least 1 hour.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Lightly coat hands with flour. Shape dough into 24 balls (about 2 tablespoons each; dough will be sticky). Roll balls in 1/4 cup sugar. Place balls 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on pan. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire racks.

  • Note: These freeze well. Place cooled cookies in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; store in freezer for up to 1 month. Thaw at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

123 calories; calories from fat 18%; fat 2.5g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 0.7g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 1.5g; carbohydrates 24.2g; fiber 0.9g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 1.4mg; sodium 98mg; calcium 24mg.
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