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Ginger Cookie

Soft and chewy with the perfect amount of ginger, cinnamon, and molasses, Ginger Cookies are as easy to make as they are to eat!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Ginger Cookie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 149 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke-iambaker.net

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups (281g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cups (170g) butter, softened
  • 1 cup (200g) brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup (84g) molasses
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar, for rolling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Place the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt in a sifter, and sift into a bowl. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, mix together the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.

  4. Beat in the egg. Then, stir in the molasses.

  5. Add the sifted ingredients into the molasses mixture.

  6. Shape the dough into 1-inch sized balls, rolling them into the granulated sugar.

  7. Place the cookies a couple of inches apart onto a lined baking sheet, flattening slightly.

  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes, letting them cool before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.