Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies

Perfectly spiced, these soft ginger molasses cookies are coated in a cinnamon sugar before baking to give them an extra special touch. A must have for the holidays!

Saturday December 5, 2020

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Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies

Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies

Yield: 36 cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (for rolling)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (for rolling)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt, set aside
  3. In a large bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until light and fluffy
  4. Beat in eggs, molasses, and vanilla until thoroughly combined
  5. Add flour mixture to butter mixture in several smaller additions, mixing well after each
  6. in a small bowl, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon, then form dough into ping pong sized balls and roll in cinnamon sugar
  7. Place sugared dough balls on prepared baking sheet 1 inch apart, then bake for 8-10 minutes, or until cookies are just starting to brown on the top

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Natalie Kollee

Hi I’m Natalie. I live in Ontario, Canada with my husband, daughter and our cat. Since I was little, I have always enjoyed discovering new recipes and sharing food with loved ones. When I’m not in the kitchen you’ll probably find me crocheting, reading, or crafting.

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