Yogurt Molasses Cookies

Yogurt Molasses Cookies

Enjoy these flavorful molasses cookies topped with Yoplait® 99% Fat Free yogurt icing – a perfect dessert treat.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

dozen

Cookies
1
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup molasses
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® whole wheat flour
1
Tbsp finely chopped crystallized ginger
1
tsp baking soda
1
tsp ground ginger
1
tsp ground cinnamon
1/2
tsp salt
1
cup Yoplait® 99% Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
Icing
3
cups powdered sugar
1/3
cup Yoplait® 99% Fat Free creamy vanilla or plain* yogurt (from 2-lb container)
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, molasses, butter and egg. Stir in remaining cookies ingredients until well blended.
  2. With small cookie scoop or by rounded teaspoonfuls, scoop dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 8-10 min or until set. Cool 2 min; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 min.
  4. In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and 1/3 cup yogurt until smooth. Spread icing over cookies.
Makes 6 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
*If using plain yogurt, stir in 1/2 tsp vanilla to make frosting.
Using yogurt in both the cookies and icing greatly reduces the fat in these yummy, cake-like cookies.
If the icing is a little thick, stir in additional yogurt, 1 tsp at a time, until of desired spreading consistency.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 10),
  • Total Fat 1g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 45mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.