Agave Nectar Spice Cookies
- Cook Time
- 1 1/2 hrs
- .74 g
- Total Fat
- 1 g
- Saturated Fat
- .29 g
- 12 g
- Dietary Fiber
- .32 g
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
- 1/2 cup agave nectar
- 1 large egg
- 2 1/4 cups white flour, unbleached
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon, ground
- 1/2 tsp cloves, ground
- 1/2 tsp ginger, ground
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup sugar
- In a large bowl, combine 1 cup of brown sugar with 1/2 cup of vegetable shortening.
- Beat mixture at a medium speed until light and fluffy.
- Add 1/2 cup of agave nectar and 1 large egg to the bowl, beat well.
- In another bowl, mix 2 1/4 cups of white flour with 2 teaspoons of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cloves, 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
- Stir ingredients with a whisk.
- Add flour mixture to sugar mixture. Beat at a low speed until blended.
- Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place it in the freezer for one hour.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- Lightly coat cookie sheets with cooking spray.
- Place water 1/2 cup of water in a small bowl and 1/4 cup of sugar in another bowl.
- Lightly coat hands with cooking spray.
- Remove dough from the fridge and shape dough into 1-inch balls.
- Dip one side of each ball in water, then dip the wet side into the sugar.
- Place balls, sugar side up, 1 inch apart, on baking sheets coated with cooking spray.
- Bake for 8-10 minutes.
- Remove from pans, then cool on wire rack before serving.
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