Finnish Gingersnaps

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by ellie_

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.

Top Review by Aroostook

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 =)

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.

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