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                              GINGERBREAD MEN
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Low-cal
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            Wholewheat flour
      1/4   ts           Salt
    1       t            Baking powder
    1       t            Baking soda
    2       c            Natural bran
    3       ts           Ground ginger, or to taste
    1       t            Mixed spice (allspice?)
    1       t            Ground cinnamon
      1/3   c            Margarine
    6       tb           Gran. sugar-free sweetener
    1                    Egg, beaten
    3       tb           Orange juice
    1       t            Margarine to grease
 
   Heat oven to 350 F.  Mix flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda, bran
   and spices together, then rub in margarine until the mixture resembles fine
   breadcrumbs.
   
   Stir the sweetener into the egg and orange juice and beat into the flour
   mixture.  Knead well, and roll out thinly on floured board.  Using a
   cutter, cut into gingerbread men shapes (or other shapes) and place on
   greased cookie sheets.
   
   Bake for 15-20 min or until crisp and lightly browned.  Cool on a wire tray
   and store in an airtight container.
   
   TOTAL RECIPE:  1690 cal, 160 g (16 units) carbohydrate, 63 g fiber, 47 g
   protein, 100 g fat.
   
   Source:  The Diabetics' Cookbook by Roberta Longstaff & Jim Mann 1984
   Shared but not tested by Elizabeth Rodier Oct 93.
  
 
 
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