Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 10 mins

Nice and spicy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a large bowl, cream 1 cup granulated sugar with butter until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  3. Mix in egg and molasses.
  4. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and spices.
  5. Add to butter mixture and blend well.
  6. Fill a shallow bowl with granulated sugar.
  7. Break off walnut-size pieces of dough and roll into balls; roll balls in sugar.
  8. Arrange on greased cookie sheets and bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes.
  9. Transfer to cooling racks.
  10. Meanwhile, make glaze: Combine powdered sugar with 1 tablespoons water and stir until smooth, then stir in lemon juice. Drizzle glaze over cookies.


Most Helpful

Fantastic cookies! Crunchy edges, chewy centers, delicious with or without the glaze --and the glaze is good enough to just eat with a spoon. They weren't quite gingery enough for me, but I think that's the fault of a less-than-ideal spice source, not the fault of the recipe.

Kitchen Ninja January 27, 2008

Great cookies! They have fantastic flavor and a wonderful soft, chewy texture. I must have gotten a little happy with the glaze, as I did have to mix up more to finish the cookies, but otherwise made no changes. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

GaylaJ December 29, 2007

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