Soft Ginger Cookies

Soft Ginger Cookies Recipe
These Soft Ginger Cookies will be your new go-to for the holidays!

Every Christmas, my step-mom Debi makes this delicious soft ginger cookies recipe for family and friends. These are the perfect mix of sweet, spicy and peppery — and they have the perfect chewy bite.

I’m going to make a video for these soon, but in the meantime, I hope you enjoy the recipe!

Click here for my ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe, or my brown butter sea salt cookies!

Soft Ginger Cookies Recipe

Soft Ginger Cookies

Every Christmas, my step-mom Debi makes this delicious ginger cookies recipe for family and friends. These are the perfect mix of sweet, spicy and peppery — and they have the perfect chewy bite. I’m going to make a video for these soon, but in the meantime, I hope you enjoy the recipe!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Chilling Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

Instructions
 

  • Cream butter, sugar, molasses and egg together until fluffy.
  • Mix dry ingredients together and stir into molasses mixture. Chill dough for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Shape dough into balls and roll in granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes, or until the surface of the cookies crack.
  • Cool slightly, then remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Keyword baking, cookies, ginger