Gingerbread Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Gingerbread Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting Looking for a new recipe for your holiday cookie swap? Try these reduced-sugar and low-calorie gingerbread cookies made with Stevia In The Raw® and topped with a rich cream cheese frosting.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 30 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

For Cookies:
For Frosting:

Time Details

    PREP : 30 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr

    SERVING : 30

    YIELD : 30 cookies

Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, allspice, nutmeg, and cloves.

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  • In a large bowl, whisk together brown sugar, stevia, molasses, applesauce, ginger, and egg. Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients just until combined. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Use a tablespoon to scoop out dough. Roll dough into balls. Place on the baking sheet 1 inch apart. Very slightly flatten cookies with your palm.

  • Bake until puffy and set, 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool completely.

  • For frosting, in a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat cream cheese on medium speed until very smooth. With mixer running, add butter a little at a time, beating constantly. Add powdered sugar, stevia, and vanilla and beat just until smooth.

  • Use a small offset spatula to spread frosting on top of cookies.

Per Serving: 94 calories; protein 1.5g; carbohydrates 15.1g; fat 3.1g; cholesterol 14.4mg; sodium 97.1mg.