Homemade Ginger Snap Cookies from 5DollarDinners.com
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Ginger Snap Cookies ~ NEW 31 Days of Holiday Sweets & Treats

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Servings: 5 persons


  • 2 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground clove
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 10 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine flour, baking soda, ginger, nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, and salt. Stir to combine.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, add brown sugar and butter. Beat together and scrape the sides to make sure all ingredients are combined. Beat on high for about a minute until light and fluffy.
  • To the sugar mixture, add in the molasses, egg, and fresh ginger. Beat on medium for one minute.
  • Add in the dry ingredients and stir well to combine. Youll want to really scrape down the sides to make sure all the goodness is mixed together.
  • On parchment lined cookie sheets, place 2 teaspoons of cookie dough about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes for crispy cookies. Turn the pan about halfway to brown evenly. You dont need to overcook these cookies for them to be crispy. Make sure to take them out before the bottom gets too brown.
  • After baking, remove the cookies from the oven and allow to cool on the cookie sheet about a minute before removing to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Repeat to bake all of the dough.