Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

I like this recipe because I like ginger cookies but I do not like the hardness of gingersnaps.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Combine flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt.
  3. Set aside.
  4. In large miximg bowl with an electric mixer beat butter for 30 seconds.
  5. Add 1 cup sugar.
  6. Beat until fluffy.
  7. Add egg and molasses; beat well.
  8. Add half the flour mixture; beat until combined.
  9. Stir in remaining flour with a wooden spoon.
  10. Shape into 1-inch balls.
  11. Roll in 2 tablespoons sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheets 2 inches apart.
  12. Bake in preheated oven 10 minutes or until light brown and puffed.
  13. Let cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes.
  14. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
Most Helpful

This is now our favorite cookie. Thanks for posting.

Audrey M July 20, 2003

good cookies!!! they weren't as soft as I wanted but that was my fault. I made what I thought were 1 inch balls but I ended up with 52 cookies. My DH says there were great.

Dorel July 18, 2003

LOVED these cookies!!! I don't like hard snaps but love soft ginger cookies...Perfect recipe! I will be making this one alot...thanks so much for posting this!

Thea December 17, 2012