Easy Ginger Cookies | Quick & Easy Recipe

These Ginger Cookies are so easy to make, they smell incredible, and taste even better! Easy Ginger Cookies work anytime of the year, but they always smell a little like the holiday season.

If you are looking for a quick, easy, delicious homemade treat then this recipe is for you!

Easy Ginger Cookies

Recipe by GardenuityCourse: DessertDifficulty: Easy


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These Ginger Cookies are easy to make, ship and always a family favorite.


  • ¾ cup butter

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • ¼ cup molasses

  • 2 cups flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees
  • Cream the butter and sugar until combined.  Add the egg and molasses and beat until completely mixed.
  • Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt and add to the cream mixture.
  • Roll the dough into small balls, about 1” diameter.  Roll the balls in sugar.
  • Place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Flatten the balls with your fingertips.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.

If you are looking for another great holiday dessert recipe be sure to check out our Eggnog Cheesecake Recipe (it’s a little more difficult).

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