Sunday, January 15, 2012

Low-Carb Ginger Cookies


Low-Carb Ginger Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated splenda
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, finely chopped or grated
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • extra 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp ground ginger, 1/2 tsp ground cloves, and 1/2 tsp allspice

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a small bowl mix coconut flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ground ginger, and cloves.
  • Cream butter until light and airy. Add Splenda and mix until well combined. Add eggs one at a time scraping down the sides of the bowl between egg additions.
  • Add the coconut flour mixture and grated ginger, mix on low speed until combined. Turn mixer up to Med/High speed till mixture comes together and is smooth.
  • Roll cookies out about 1 tablespoon and then coat them with the spice mix above. Press down on the cookie with palm of your hand, just enough to flatten slightly on the cookie sheet.
  • Mix some cinnamon, ground ginger, ground cloves and allspice in a small bowl to roll the cookie dough balls in.
  • Bake ~ 350F for 10-15 mins (10 mins for softer cookie,15 mins for a little harder cookie)

Nutrition information: Made appx. 27 cookies.
Per cookie -

  • 43 calories
  • 3.8g fat
  • .8g protein
  • 1.1g carbs, .5g fiber, net .6g carbs.

1 comments:

K.C. Jones said...

Hey, what are these supposed to turn out like? I kind of ended up with slightly spicy, butter sodden cake-bread.... KJ

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