Ginger Snaps

  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 35m

Pictured left to right: Turtle Bars, Iced Fudgy Cupcakes, Cherry Flips, Shortbread with nuts, Ginger Snaps.


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup finely grated ginger
  • 2 tsps. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses


Step 1

Mix together dry ingredients.

Step 2

Add finely grated ginger (or grated AND chopped), mixing to coat ginger. Put aside.

Step 3

In another bowl, beat butter until creamy.

Step 4

Beat in sugar a bit at a time.

Step 5

Beat in egg and molasses, then add flour a bit at a time. Mix until well blended.

Step 6

Roll dough into 1" balls and place 2" apart on baking sheets. I prefer to press tops with sugared fork, but they can be baked as is.

Step 7

Bake at 350 F for about 10 minutes. Allow to cool on cookie sheet for one minutes, then remove to wire rack to finish cooling.

Comment (1)

  1. posted by krysprincess on March 23, 2015

    ive always wanted to try ginger snaps


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