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Gingersnaps

gingersnaps Dessert
Gingersnaps
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 48

Gingersnaps are a versatile cookie, perfect for serving up as a holiday treat or indulging with morning coffee. Try our Gingersnaps cookie recipe packed full of flavors like molasses, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Don't forget to dip the dough into granulated sugar before baking for a crackly and sugary top. Can't get enough of these? Try this gingersnaps recipe year-round with a side serving of ice cream, fresh fruit or sorbet. MORE+ LESS-

Updated November 13, 2020
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

1
cup packed brown sugar
3/4
cup shortening
1/4
cup molasses
1
egg
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cloves
1/4
teaspoon salt
Granulated sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets with shortening or cooking spray, or line with cooking parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat brown sugar, shortening, molasses and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with a spoon, until well blended. Stir in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar.
  • 3
    Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into balls. Dip tops into granulated sugar. On cookie sheets, place balls, sugared sides up, about 3 inches apart.
  • 4
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or just until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store covered in airtight container.

Expert Tips

  • For best results, bake one sheet of cookies at a time on the middle oven rack.
  • Be sure to discard any remaining granulated sugar used after dipping tops of cookie balls.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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