Gingerbread Snowflakes

Adapted from McCormick & Company

  • 3 cups unbleached flour
  • 2 tsps ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 whole egg
  • Frosting:
  • 16 ozs meringue powder
  • 1/2 cup water, hot
Gingerbread Snowflakes
Prepare baking sheets with cooking spray; set aside. In a smaller bowl, combine flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt; set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine margarine, brown sugar, molasses, vanilla extract, and egg. Mix well. Add flour mixture and combine until all is moistened. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for overnight. Preheat oven to 350. Roll the dough into 1/8" thickness. Cut with snowflake-shaped cookie cutters. Place one inch apart onto prepared baking sheets. Bake for ten minutes. To prepare frosting, combine powdered sugar, meringue powder, and water in a mixing bowl. Mix until peaks form, or for ten minutes. For a thinner frosting, add a little water, a drop at a time, until the consistency of honey. Spread frosting onto cookies and decorate as desired.
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Posted: 11/3/2016
Rated by 1 users (5.00)
WW Points* : 2.91
36 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Amount Per Serving
Calories 133
Calories from Fat 29 (22%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 5g 2%
Sodium 98mg 4%
Potassium 2mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 7g
Protein 4g 0%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.