---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Chewy Spice Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 6 servings
  
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       1 c  Sugar
       1 c  Molasses
     1/4 c  Applesauce
     1/4 c  Skim milk
       2 tb Vegetable oil
       1 ts Rum flavoring
   3 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
   1 1/2 ts Ground ginger
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Ground cloves
     1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
     1/4 ts Ground allspice
     1/8 ts Salt
            Vegetable cooking spray
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       4 c  Sifted confectioners sugar
       4 tb Skim milk
       1 ts Skim milk
       2 tb Lemon juice
       2 tb Grated lemon zest
  
     Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  For cookies, beat sugar, molasses,
     applesauce, milk, oil and rum flavoring in a large bowl until
     will-blended.  In a medium bowl, combine flour, ginger, baking soda,
     cloves, nutmeg, allspice, and salt.  Add dry ingredients, on third at
     a time, to sugar mixture; stir until a soft dough forms.  Spray hands
     with cooking spray.  Shape teaspoonsful of dough into balls and
     flatten slightly with fingers.  place 2 inches apart on a baking
     sheet lightly sprayed with cooking spray.  Bake 6 to 8 minutes or
     until bottoms are lightly browned.  Transfer cookies to a wire rack
     with waxed paper underneath to cool.
   
     For icing, combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; stir until
     smooth. ice cookies.  Allow icing to harden.  Store in an airtight
     container.
   
     1 serving (1 cookie): 70 calories, 0.5 gram fat, 0.7 gram protein, 16
     grams carbohydrate.
   
     Source: “The Cookie Jar”
  
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