2 from 1 vote

Fat Free Ginger Cookies

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
This easy fat free ginger cookies recipe has no butter, no shortening, no oil, no egg yolks. They still taste delicious with crispy tops and chewy centers.
Servings: 25 cookies
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 126 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • ¼ cup Applesauce use baby food applesauce
  • cup Molasses
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 Large egg whites
  • cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Allspice
  • ¼ tsp Ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp Black pepper
  • teaspoon Ground cloves
  • ¼ cup Finely chopped candied ginger
  • 1 cup Additional granulated sugar mixed with 1 tbsp ground cinnamon For rolling cookie dough balls


  1. In a mixing bowl, add brown sugar, applesauce, molasses, fresh ginger and mix until smooth.

  2. Add egg whites and mix again.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, black pepper and ground clove.
  4. Dump the dry mixture into the wet mixture and mix until just combined.
  5. Stir in candied ginger.
  6. Chill the dough for 3 hours.
  7. Scoop out small portions of the dough and form little balls. Roll them in a bowl of cinnamon sugar and place on a baking tray, lined with parchment paper.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 13-15 minutes or until the edges have set. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Fat Free Ginger Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126
% Daily Value*
Sodium 105mg 4%
Potassium 95mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Sugars 21g
Protein 1g 2%
Calcium 2.1%
Iron 4.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.