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Molasses Crackle Crackles

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light Magazine


  • 1/2 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2/3 cup Splenda Blend for Baking, divided
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple butter spread
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large egg white
  • Cooking spray


Lightly spoon the flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife.  Combine flaxseed meal, flour, and the next 4 ingredients (flour through ginger); stir with a whisk. Combine 1/2 cup Splenda Blend for Baking, apple butter, molasses, oil, and egg white, and stir with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Cover bowl with a sheet of heavy-duty plastic wrap, place bowl in freezer 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat hands with cooking spray. Shape dough into 36 balls, about 1 tablespoon each. Put 1/6 cup Splenda Blend for Baking in a small bowl, roll balls in the sugar. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 13 minutes or until golden. Cool for 5 minutes on pans. Remove the cookies from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.

Yield: 3 dozen cookies (serving size = 1 cookie)

Note: This cookie dough freezes well. Make dough and shape into a large ball; freeze the ball in a zip-top plastic freezer bag. When ready to use, thaw dough completely in refrigerator. Shape, coat, and bake as instructed.

Nutrition Information Per Serving
CaloriesFatSat. FatTrans FatSodiumCarb.FiberProtein
Molasses Crackle Crackles 66 1.7 g. 0.2 g. 0 g. 76 mg. 12 g. 1 g. 1 g.