RECIPE: MACRO-FRIENDLY CHEWY GINGER MOLASSES COOKIES

 

I love cookies. Ginger molasses cookies are one of my favorites, so of course I had to create a macro-friendly version to enjoy throughout the season. And of course I had to share it with you! If you’re looking for a yummy treat for your next holiday party, these seasonal macro-friendly cookies are perfect. They’re soft and chewy and taste like the holidays in one bite, not to mention they have zero grams of fat and less than 50 calories per cookie!


PREP TIME: 10 minutes (+30 minutes to chill) || COOK TIME:  12 minutes || Makes 12 servings

WHAT YOU NEED

  • 106 grams (about 1 cup) Kodiak Cakes Power Cake Mix

  • 22 grams (about 1 ½ T) Molasses

  • 120 grams (about ½ cup) Pumpkin puree

  • ¼ Cup Water

  • 8 grams (about 2 tsp.) Vanilla Extract

  • 4 grams (about 1 tsp.) Honey

  • 4 grams (about 1 tsp.) Ground Ginger

  • 2 grams (about ½ tsp.) Ground Nutmeg

  • 2 grams (about ½ tsp.) Ground Cloves

  • 2 grams (about ½ tsp.) Ground Cinnamon

  • 1 gram (about ¼ tsp.) Course Ground Black Pepper

  • 2 grams (about ½ tsp.) Salt

  • Coconut Oil (or other) cooking spray

  • Mixing Bowl

  • Baking Sheet

  • Pastry Brush


WHAT TO DO

  1. Mix all dry ingredients (kodiak mix and spices)  in a bowl until well-combined.

  2. Add wet ingredients, except honey, (pumpkin, water, vanilla) and mix until well-combined.

  3. Chill dough in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray baking sheet with cooking oil spray.

  5. Scoop cookies into 1” balls, flattening with spatula into disc shape (about ¼” thick) or roll dough using rolling pin and cut into fun shapes with cookie cutters.

  6. Using a pastry brush (or your finger), coat the top of each cookie with a thin layer of honey. Sprinkle with a dash of cinnamon.

  7. Bake for 12 minutes. Let cool and enjoy!

MACROS PER SERVING: 3P/0F/9C


You can find the recipe in the MyFitnessPal database by searching
“KLN Recipe Macro-Friendly Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies”