Soft Gingerbread Cookies

1
Beth Pierce

By
@smalltownwoman

These scrumptious Soft Gingerbread Cookies are so full of flavor, slightly crispy on the edges and soft and chewy on the inside. They are a family favorite and are perfect for holiday gift giving.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
36
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
12 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 2 Tbsp
    prepared dark coffee
  • 1/4 c
    molasses
  • 1/4 c
    white sugar
  • 3/4 c
    unsalted butter softened

How to Make Soft Gingerbread Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium bowl and combine flour, ground ginger, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground nutmeg and salt. Set aside.
  2. Using mixer cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in egg, coffee and molasses. Slowly blend flour mixture into butter mixture until incorporated; scraping down bowl and beaters. Shape dough into one inch balls and roll through white sugar.
  3. Place on parchment covered baking sheets one inch apart. Bake for 12-14 minutes. After 5 minutes move to cookie cooling racks.

Printable Recipe Card

About Soft Gingerbread Cookies





Show 1 Comment & Review

17 Snickerdoodle Recipes That Are Cinnamon-sugar Perfection

17 Snickerdoodle Recipes That Are Cinnamon-Sugar Perfection

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There’s something so magical about the cinnamon sugar perfection of a snickerdoodle cookie. These soft, melt-in-your-mouth sweets are one of our absolute favorites desserts - so we decided to find...

Simple, Easy To Carry Labor Day Desserts Recipe

Simple, Easy to Carry Labor Day Desserts

Kitchen Crew

I'm heading to a Labor Day barbecue this weekend. Everyone is bringing something and I've been assigned a dessert. I started to look through my Recipe Box app to see...

31 Reasons Why There's Always Room For Dessert Recipe

31 Reasons Why There's Always Room for Dessert

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We all know that we have a second stomach. The one that magically appears just when we think we can't eat another bite and then get a glimpse at dessert....