"Hunger is the best sauce in the world."--Cervantes

Lowfat Molasses Cookies Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Lowfat Molasses Cookies, by , is from The Elm Valley Community Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marie Noe
Added: Monday, June 23, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 oz. (3/4 c.) pitted prunes
1/3 c. hot water
1 c. sugar
1/4 c. molasses
1 egg
2 1/4 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 c. sugar (to roll dough in)

Directions:
Directions:
In blender or food processor bowl with metal blade, combine prunes and hot water. Cover; process 2-3 minutes or until pureed. In large bowl, combine prune mixture, 1 c. sugar, molasses, and egg; blend well.

Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 2-3 hours for easier handling.

Heat oven to 350. Shape dough into 1" balls; roll in 1/4 cup sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8-12 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet and cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Don't let the "lowfat" keep you from trying this. These are very tasty and are also very pretty.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

252W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!