The sweetness of SPLENDA® and the distinctive flavors of ginger, cinnamon, and cloves come together to make a wonderful cookie!
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 6 tablespoons vegetable shortening
- 6 tablespoons margarine
- 1 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granular
- 1 large egg
- 1/4 cup molasses
- 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
MIX together shortening, margarine, SPLENDA® Granular, egg and molasses in a large mixing bowl.
SIFT dry ingredients together and add to shortening mixture. Mix thoroughly.
CHILL dough in refrigerator until firm (approximately 2 hours).
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F.
FORM dough into 30 balls, approximately 1 level tablespoons each. Place cookies on ungreased cookie sheet and pat down gently with fork making a criss-cross pattern.
BAKE cookies in the center of the preheated 350 degrees F oven for 10-12 minutes. Do not overbake. Cookies will look chewy when they come out but will become crisp. Cool cookies on wire cooling rack.
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