Ginger Drop Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by ellie_

These are great for adding to packed lunches. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (September 1986)

Top Review by Sharon123

I love the taste of ginger and molasses. This was a nice chewy cookie. The dough was a little thin, and the cookies melted into one another, but who cares? They were good. Thanks Ellie!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl of an electric mixer, cream butter, sugar and molasses. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in remaining ingredients but don't over mix.
  2. Refrigerate dough, covered, for one hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 400-degrees F.
  4. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or wax paper.
  5. Form dough into 1 1/2 inch balls.
  6. Arrange balls on prepared cookie sheets, spacing one inch apart. Flatten cookies with a floured fork.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until done and firm to touch.
  8. Let cool on cooling rack before serving.

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