These crunchy cookies are hard to keep in the cookie jar because they’re a family favorite at HealthBarn, and they’re sure to be a hit in your house, too. If ginger is not your favorite flavor, go without and enjoy a molasses snap instead. Pack them with low-fat milk or milk alternatives such as soy, rice or almond milks for a yummy school snack—and be prepared to share the recipe when the other parents ask for it!
Makes 26 servings (2 cookies per serving).
Nutrition Facts per serving: 140 calories; 7g fat (1g sat fat, 5g mono, 1g poly, 0g trans fat); 10mg cholesterol; 19g carbohydrate (1g fiber, 11g sugar); 2g protein; 105mg sodium; 6% Daily Value (DV) calcium; 10% DV iron.
SuperKids Nutrition recommends experimenting with a little less sugar each time you make these cookies or other holiday cookies. You can often get along with less. This holiday season use more whole grains and healthy fat substitutes when baking -just as featured in this recipe! Check out our article on healthy baking substitutes! Visit us on Facebook for daily tips and for more great links to programs like HealthBarn USA!
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