Recipe Recipe By Healthy Eating For Families

Gingersnap Cookies

42 servings

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes


1 ½ cups vegetable oil

2 large eggs

½ cup molasses

2 1/3 cups sugar (divided use)

4 cups white whole-wheat flour

4 teaspoon baking soda

1 tablespoon ground ginger

2 tablespoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Place 1/3 cup sugar in small bowl; set aside.
  2. In large bowl, mix together with a wooden spoon vegetable oil, eggs, molasses, remaining sugar, white whole-wheat flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. Roll dough into small balls (1 ½ tablespoons in size). Roll each ball in sugar.
  4. Place balls on baking sheet and space out to give them room to expand. Bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Transfer to baking rack to cool.

Nutritional Information (per cookie):

176 calories, 2 grams protein, 24 grams carbohydrate, 8 grams fat, 1 gram saturated fat, 9 milligrams cholesterol, 2 grams fiber, 180 milligrams sodium