Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies

Krista Hiner


Very tasty treats for the holidays.


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2 Dozen
25 Min
10 Min


  • 2 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 1
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar, set aside

How to Make Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies


  1. Cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Stir in water and molasses.
  2. Sift flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt and gradually stir into the molasses mixture.
  3. Shape dough into walnut sized balls and roll into the 2 Tbsp. sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased sheet and flatten slightly.
  4. Bake in preheated 350 degrees oven for 8-10 minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes then transfer to wire rack to cool completely. Store in airtight container.

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About Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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