Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies Recipe

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These Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies are incredibly flavorful, chewy, and soft cookies that are rich in texture.  


– 1 cup (227g) unsalted butter, softened – 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar – 1/2 cup (170g) molasse – 2 & 1/4 teaspoons baking soda – 1 teaspoon salt – 1 & 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon – 1 teaspoon ground allspice – 1 teaspoon ground ginger – 2 large egg – 3 & 1/2 cups (420g) all-purpose flour – coarse sugar or granulated sugar, for coating the cookie

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cover baking sheets with parchment or silicone. Beat butter and sugar until frothy using a medium-speed electric mixer.  

Step 1 


Mix in the molasses, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice, and ginger. Add eggs and stir.  

Step 2

Lower mixer speed. Add flour slowly and mix until incorporated. Roll tablespoons of dough into balls. Roll each in coarse sugar.  

Step 3

Leave 2 1/2 inches between cookies on prepared pans. Bake 10 minutes. Centers should be soft and puffy but fall as they cool.  

Step 4

Let cookies cool on the pan for 10 minutes. Place them on a wire rack to finish cooling.  

Step 5

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