Spiced Ginger Molasses Cookies
Spiced Ginger Cookies made with molasses and a lovely blend of holiday spices. Perfect soft Ginger Molasses Cookies for Christmas!
- 1 cup butter softened
- 1 ¾ cups sugar
- ¾ cup brown sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1/3 cup molasses
- 2 ¾ cups flour
- 1 ¼ teaspoons soda
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 2 tsp minced ginger or 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 2 teaspoons nutmeg
- ½ teaspoon salt
- raw sugar- for coating outside of cookies
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Cream the butter and sugars using an electric mixer. Add in the egg and molasses.
Whisk together the dry ingredients in a bowl. Pour into wet ingredients and mix well.
Use a 1 TBSP cookie scoop to measure out & gently roll a ball of cookie dough in your hands. Roll each in raw sugar to coat. Place on cookie sheet, leaving about 2-3" space between each ball.
Bake for 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees. Let sit for an additional 2-3 minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring cookies to a cooling rack. Store in an airtight container.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 66mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 164IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg