Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  142
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  20 g
  • Fat  6 g
  • Cholesterol  16 mg
  • Sodium  59 mg
  • Potassium  70 mg
  • Phosphorus  16 mg
  • Calcium  13 mg
  • Fiber  0.3 g

Soft Ginger Cookies

The next batch of cookies from your oven should be the kidney-friendly recipe for Soft Ginger Cookies.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe created by DaVita patient, Chef Ronald, and submitted by DaVita dietitian Maryam from Minnesota.

Portions: 24     Serving size: 1 cookie

Ingredients

    • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose white flour
    • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 3/4 cup butter 
    • 1-1/8 cups granulated sugar
    • 1/4 cup liquid low cholesterol egg substitute
    • 1/4 cup molasses

Preparation

    1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
    2. In a medium bowl combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon and cloves. Set aside.
    3. In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Beat in 1 cup sugar.
    4. Add liquid egg substitute and molasses; beat well.
    5. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture.
    6. Shape dough into 1-1/2" balls, using about 1 heaping tablespoon of dough for each.
    7. Roll balls in the remaining sugar to coat.
    8. Place balls about 2-1/2" apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
    9. Bake for 10 minutes or until light brown and still puffed. (Do not over bake.)
    10. Cool cookies on cookie sheet for 2 minutes then transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 1 starch
    • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1

Helpful hints

  • If dough is too soft to handle refrigerate for 1/2 hour for easier handling.
  • Store cookies in a sealed container to keep soft.

 

 

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Soft Ginger Cookies

Miriam L-S says:

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I've made these cookies several times. We have used them for our Dialysis Center Open House and they are a hit. These are a very good full-flavored cookie. I have used "Splenda" type sweetener in the dough to make these cookies at home, as well.

Oct. 20, 2010, 10:54 AM - Inappropriate review?

Soft Ginger Cookies

GmaChip says:

4

These cookies were very easy to make, they tasted even better. Over all a great Christmas treat

Dec. 21, 2008, 4:47 PM - Inappropriate review?

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