Soft And Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies
The softest, chewiest ginger molasses cookies. With brown sugar, molasses & lots of spices - this easy recipe is perfect for the holidays!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Chilling 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 30 cookies
- 2 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour spooned and leveled
- 2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cups unsalted butter softened to room temperature
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 large egg
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup molasses
- 1/3 cup white sugar or coarse sugar
In a large bowl sift together the flour, spices, baking soda & salt.
In a separate bowl, beat together the butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Then beat in the molasses, vanilla extract and large egg.
Turn the mixer down to low speed and carefully add beat in the flour mixture about 1/2 at a time.
Cover the bowl and refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes.
When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350F degrees. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Pour the 1/3 cup sugar on a small plate. Form the dough into balls about 1 - 1.5 tablespoons in size, then roll each dough ball in the sugar.
Place the cookie dough balls 2 inches apart on the cookie sheet, and bake for about 8-10 minutes. Bake cookies on a middle rack, 1 tray at a time.
Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 152IU | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg