Bake up a batch of these soft, buttery ginger cookies with molasses and fall spices. All you need are basic ingredients and the self control to not eat them all! Give me a plate of soft sugar cookies, a hot mug of chai tea and a Snuggie, and I can pretty accurately describe my ideal fall day to you. Soft, buttery ginger cookies with a kick of molasses and all the best fall spices are my favorite two-bite treat this time of year. Who am I kidding, these were breakfast some days too!
Whether as a tasty treat to get you in the fall mood, or as a simple dessert for the Thanksgiving table, a stack of warm, freshly baked ginger cookies will hit the spot. Craving more? Keep in touch on Facebook , Twitter , Pinterest and Instagram for new post updates and more.
You can also check out my FAQ page, or contact me with any questions or inquiries! Print Recipe. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Set aside.
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In a large bowl, cream together butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, water and molasses. Gradually stir the dry mixture into the wet mixture. Place the cookies 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet, flattening slightly with the bottom of a measuring cup. Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
This recipe is so good! I just adapted it recently too! Mine turned out a lot darker than yours though.
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I love ginger in cookies. But these, these look perfect! Mine came out so darker, though. They were still delicious. Soft, puffy, and sparkly.
LOVE the photos! I love the flavor of ginger cookies but I always prefer a soft cookie to a crunchy one. Ginger root, or ginger, as it is commonly known, made its first appearance in a tropical rain forest in Southern Asia. Initially, the root was used for medicinal purposes treating people with ailments such as chronic inflammation. Ginger rose to popularity when it was ground, one of its many forms and used as a spice.
It was traded alongside precious metals like gold, silver and copper. Today, we still tend use ginger for medicinal purposes particularly during winter, a. The health benefits of ginger also extend to the tummy. A refreshing take on the classic hot toddy. Switch out your normal tea bag for a peppermint flavoured one. It adds a different flavour and the combination of honey, lemon and ginger compliment, as well as enhance the flavour of the whiskey. Lemons, like ginger, are known to have numerous healing properties.
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Those properties are more potent if the entire lemon is used though, as there is more Vitamin C found in the lemon peel than in the juice. This works really well to warm you up from the inside out. Infuse milk or a vegan alternative with heaps of ginger and spices to sip on during those nippy winter days. The multi-purpose root comes in various forms and with its change in form, it brings a different dynamic to a dish wish where the flavour can enhance and add depth.
It has maintained its popularity in the kitchen where it used for the earthy and spicy flavour it adds to a dish.
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Besides the health benefits of ginger, its flavour is its other secret weapon. Adding those spices ups the flavor. But lets be honest, most of the time I simply use sugar and call it a day. If you have kids helping you this will be their favorite part!
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Have them gently press the cookies down into flat little wheels. Ignore them ;. Sprinkle a bit of cinnamon on top of the finished cookies and enjoy them with a cup of milk, coffee , or tea.
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I dare you to only eat one! I literally just sat down after having two freshly baked cookies! The best I have had! Thanks so much!
Love the addition of crystallized ginger…so yummy! Glad you loved these as much as we do and thanks for coming back and commenting! These were amazing!
I substituted 6 tablespoons of white sugar for 6 more of brown sugar for a deeper flavour, and let the dough chill for a bit before baking and they turned out so pillowy and soft. This is my favourite gingerbread recipe now! Thanks for this recipe. My family enjoyed them. I also did not use egg, because I have a thing about eggs : , but I used some ground flax seeds instead.
They turned out delicious. Yesterday I baked your Ginger Cookies for the first time. I know I am not the only person who bakes for family or friends that include someone who is diabetic and search for recipes for favourite treats either specifically designed for diabetics or allow for adjustments to accommodate them.