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Spiced Ginger Cookies made with molasses and a lovely blend of holiday spices. Perfect soft Ginger Molasses Cookies for Christmas!
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5 from 4 votes

Spiced Ginger Molasses Cookies

Spiced Ginger Cookies made with molasses and a lovely blend of holiday spices. Perfect soft Ginger Molasses Cookies for Christmas!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ginger cookies
Servings: 36
Calories: 147kcal

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

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