Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

These easy-to-make rolled out spicy ginger cookies was originally printed in The Finnish Cookbook. Although the recipe specifies to cut them in 3-inch rounds, they are also great cut in different shapes for the holiday season.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, beat together molasses, brown sugar and butter until mixture is smooth.
  2. Add cream, ginger, cinnamon, flour, baking powder, salt (if using).
  3. Continue beating until dough is stiff.
  4. Chill dough.
  5. Roll out small portions of dough to 1/4-inch thickness.
  6. Cut into 3-inch rounds (or if you prefer other shapes).
  7. Bake in 375-degree F oven for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Be careful--do not overbrown these cookies.
Most Helpful

What a great recipe! These are wonderful "dunkers" in a cup of tea. Thanks for posting. PS I did scorch the first pan a bit but that was my fault not the recipe's =)

Aroostook September 05, 2003

Great recipe - even our Finnish friends enjoyed it at our Boxing Day dinner (reminds them of home). However, it'd do with a little more ginger- next time I try this, it'd be with 2 or more tablespoon of ginger. Yums!

Daiz December 29, 2003

i made these cookies for a project at school this week and they where the worst cookies ever! i usually will eat anything gingerbread but i couldnt eat these without gagging. i dont know if it was me or the recipe though so maybe youll like them

littlepunky June 03, 2009