Recipe by MakeItHealthy
"These are just what they say: big, soft, gingerbread cookies that stay soft. This healthier version of the original recipe uses butter instead of margarine, less sugar, and some white whole wheat flour."
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1 1/4 cups
white whole wheat flour
natural (raw) sugar
Maggie I would take a good guess that the raw sugar would be used when the dough was rolled into balls then you would dip the top part into the sugar for decoration .. if you waited until after they had baked the sugar would fall off .. I had an old recipe that called for rolling the dough balls in white sugar and then they would have a crackled top when they had cooked.. Hope this helps.. Dena :)
Soft but not as yummy as my older ginger cookie recipe. Not sure I'll make these again.
When do you add raw sugar? I omitted it and added about 1" grated ginger root. Cookies were very soft but did harden up once they had cooled. Very good recipe!
These are wonderful! I did not roll and refrigerate, but baked immediately. Omitted the raw sugar and it wasn't missed at all! I made larger cookies (14) and baked them for 14 minutes. Crisp on the outside and soft on the inside....perfection! Thanks!
As all the comments say, you should double the spices to make it taste even better :) I was running out of whole-wheat flour and just substituting the flour with all purpose flour and realise that I should just click the other recipe because the big soft ginger cookies recipe didn't use the whole wheat flour :')
But nevertheless, this is a good recipe if only you double the spices :D
I made this recipe gluten free by using a gluten free flour blend instead of the two flours listed here. It worked great and the flavor was really good. The cookies were a bit heavy, but that was probably the GF flour mix. Definitely will add this to our cookie roster.
Not sure what I did wrong here, followed the recipe but they came out harder than I thought and little! Baked for 10 min as suggested, the balls were a little over an inch in diameter...does anyone who is smarter than me have any ideas on what went wrong? Help! Flavour is good though, just size and texture went sideways!
I made this with 1 tbl minced ginger in wet ingredients and increased the cinnamon. Gives these cookies more flavour
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Healthier Big Soft Ginger Cookies
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 55
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