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No-sugar-added gingerbread cookies

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

No-sugar-added gingerbread cookies

Method

  • In a bowl mix the whole-wheat flour, the cornstarch, the baking powder, the ginger, the cinnamon, the nutmeg, the cloves, and the salt. Set aside.
  • In another bowl whisk the coconut oil, the egg, the vanilla extract, and the molasses until there is a uniform mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into the bowl with the solid ingredients and whisk until there is a thick and uniform dough. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate it for 1 hour to thicken. 
  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan. 
  • Take the dough out of the refrigerator, remove the plastic wrap, and roll it out with a little flour, until it is 0,5 cm thick. 
  • Use 8 cm Christmas cookie cutters to shape the cookies, and transfer them to a baking pan lined with parchment paper. 
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes. 
  • Remove the baking pan from the oven and place the cookies on a rack to cool completely, for about 20 minutes.
  • Put the cream cheese in a pastry bag, slightly cut its tip, and decorate the cookies. 

Tip

The recipe contains natural sugars!

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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

89
Calories (kcal)
4 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

3.3
Total Fat (g)
5 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

2.3
Saturated Fat (g)
12 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

12.0
Total Carbs (g)
5 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

2.2
Sugars (g)
2 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

2.3
Protein (g)
5 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.5
Fibre (g)
6 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.18
Sodium (g)
3 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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