Ginger Cookies Recipe

Make Spicy Ginger Cookies This Holiday Season

Delicious Ginger Cookies

Who doesn't love ginger cookies? This holiday season, enjoy a festive treat with a bit of a kick! Serve two ginger cookies together with a dollop of ice cream in between for a decadent dessert sure to please even the pickiest of relatives. Enjoy our easy-to-follow recipe down below.

Yields 2 dozen

2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1 1/4 cups dark brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 cup salted butter, softened
1 large egg
1/3 cup molasses
Small cup of white sugar

Preheat oven to 300˚ F.

Combine flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, allspice, cinnamon, and black pepper. Mix well and set aside.

In a large bowl, mix dark brown sugar and softened butter. Add egg and molasses; beat at a medium speed until light and fluffy. Combine with the flour mixture until just combined. Cover dough and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Roll dough into small balls, approximately 1 inch in diameter. Lightly roll the balls in the white sugar; place onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 20–24 minutes on a high oven rack. 

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