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Ginger Cookies

Course: cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ginger cookies, cookies
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 149kcal
Author: Laureen King
Ginger Cookies with a ton of flavour and are crisp on the outside, soft on the inside.
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  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • ¾ cup butter room temperature
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar plus ⅓ cup for coating
  • 6 Tbsp Fancy Molasses I like Crosby's brand
  • 1 large egg


  • Preheat oven o 350º F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In medium bowl, add flour, baking soda, salt, ginger and allspice. Use a whisk to combine all ingredients together.
  • In large mixing bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar and ½ cup granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in molasses and egg.
  • Gradually stir in flour mixture until just combined. (don't over mix)
  • Flatten into a disk, wrap in plastic, and freeze for 20 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 24 balls. (appx. 2 tbsp.each)
  • Place ⅓ cup granulated sugar in bowl. Roll ball in sugar to coat.
  • Place on cookie sheet at least 3 inches apart, and using bottom of a glass, flatten down.
  • Bake 350º F for 10-12 minutes until brown. Cool on wire rack.


Recipe courtesy of Crosby's cookbook, Simple Fare. A  great collection of recipes that reminds us that cooking can be a great way to slow down, unwind and reconnect in the kitchen.


Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 100mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg