Ginger Drops

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Leslie in Texas

These cookies are large,moist and dark from molasses, perfect for the cookie jar! From the R.S.V.P. section of a September 1986 issue of Bon Appetit magazine. The recipe was requested from the historic Jackson Hotel in Poncha Springs, Colorado.

Top Review by mavisnordstrom

I highly recommend this recipe. Easy to make and the cookies have a nice appearance and taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using electric mixer, cream butter,sugar and molasses; beat in eggs, one at a time.
  2. Beat in remaining ingredients; do not overmix.
  3. Cover dough and refrigerate 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  5. Line baking sheets with parchment;form dough into 1 1/2-inch balls.
  6. Arrange on prepared sheets, spacing about 1 inch apart.
  7. Flatten slightly with palm of hand.
  8. Bake until just firm to touch, 8 to 10 minutes.
  9. Cool completely on rack.

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