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Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

Sweet, warming, and chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies. The ideal Fall treat! Every bite is filled with warming ginger spice, molasses, and a good amount of sweetness. Delicious and the easy to make, these extra ginger-y cookies will have you feeling the holiday spirit in no time!
4.67 from 12 votes
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Author: Traci
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 ¼ cups brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 ⅓ teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • teaspoon ground allspice
  • ½ cup granulated sugar, for coating
  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Line 4 sheet pans with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice. Set aside.
  • With an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar together until creamy.
  • Add egg, beating until incorporated.
  • Mix in molasses.
  • Stir in dry ingredients.
  • Use a small cookie scoop to portion the dough.
  • Take each dough ball and roll in granulated sugar.
  • Place on prepared pans.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, until cracked on top and cooked through.


Serving: 1cookieCalories: 96kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 87mgPotassium: 72mgFiber: 1gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 95IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.