Santa's Favorite Ginger Crinkles

Kelly Williams


I LOVE ginger cookies and tried a lot of them before finding this one! And this is the winner hands down! Slightly crunchy on the inside, soft and chewy on the inside! Been making them for so long that I have no idea where I got them originally, but are my personal favorite! They're also good on the tummy when it's a little upset from eating all that holiday food! ;) Enjoy!! :D
( Photo by me. In my pic, they are the ones with red, green and white sugar, bottom left.)

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Makes 4 dozen


30 Min


10 Min


2 1/4 cups
2 tsp.
baking soda
1 tsp.
1 tsp.
1/2 tsp.
ground cloves
3/4 cup
butter, 1 1/2 sticks
1 cup
dark brown sugar
1/2 cup
large egg
1 1/4
cups colored sugar, assorted colors, for rolling in

Directions Step-By-Step

Beat butter and dark brown sugar. Beat in egg and molasses, (will look curdled). Beat in flour, soda, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Chill til firm. Roll into 1 1/4" balls. Roll into colored sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes at 350° on ungreased cookie sheet til cracked on top but soft. Cool on wire rack. Do not over bake. Cookies harden as they cool. Store airtight.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #Ginger, #crinkles