Frosted Molasses Cookies
Frosted Molasses Cookies might be just the dessert you are searching for. This recipe makes 90 servings with 106 calories, 1g of protein, and 2g of fat each. This recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 40 minutes. Head to the store and pick up baking soda, vanillan extract, salt, and a few other things to make it today.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, molasses and vanilla.
Combine the flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and allspice; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes or until set.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
For frosting, in a small bowl, cream shortening and butter until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and ginger.
Add milk; beat until light and fluffy.
Spread over cookies. Decorate with sprinkles if desired. Store in an airtight container.