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Soft Gingerbread Molasses Cookies Small Batch Recipe

These Soft Gingerbread Molasses Cookies combine ginger, molasses, cinnamon and sugar to form the perfect soft batch cookie.

Soft Gingerbread Molasses Cookies

 

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They smell and taste amazing and are easy and quick, ready in just 20 minutes.

 

This small batch recipe makes about 8 large cookies.

 

How to make small batch Soft Gingerbread Molasses Cookies:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (180 C).

 

Mix together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt in a bowl and set aside.

 

In the bowl of a KitchenAid stand mixer, or a medium bowl, cream together the butter and 1/3 cup sugar until light and fluffy.

 

Beat in the egg yolk, and then mix in the water and molasses.

 

Gradually add the flour mixture into the molasses mixture. If the dough is too sticky to form balls, add extra flour by the tablespoonful.

gingerbread cookie dough in a bowl with a spatula

 

Spritz a cookie scoop or melon baller with non-stick spray then scoop out a walnut size ball of dough. Drop it into the remaining 4 teaspoons of sugar and roll it around to coat. Re-spritz the scoop as needed, about every other cookie.

gingerbread cookie dough ball rolled in sugar sitting on a plate of sugar with a purple tablespoon

 

Place the cookies 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Don’t flatten them.

12 gingerbread sugary dough balls sitting on parchment paper on a baking tray

 

Bake for 10-12 minutes in the preheated oven.

 

Allow the cookies to cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.

 

8 gingerbread molasses cookies on a cooling rack

 

This recipe makes approximately 12 cookies. Store them in an airtight container.

 

 

Soft Gingerbread Molasses Cookies Recipe for Two

 

 

5 from 1 vote
Soft Gingerbread Molasses Cookies Recipe - great for 2 to 4 people
Soft Gingerbread Molasses Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
These Soft Gingerbread Cookies combine ginger, molasses, cinnamon and sugar to form the perfect soft batch cookie. They smell and taste amazing and are easy and quick, ready in just 20 minutes. This small batch recipe makes about 12 cookies.
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gingerbread cookies, molasses cookies
Servings: 12 Cookies
Calories: 103 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 Tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 2 Tablespoons molasses
  • 4 teaspoons white sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (180 C).
  2. Mix together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, or a medium bowl, cream together the butter and 1/3 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the egg yolk, and then mix in the water and molasses.
  5. Gradually add the flour mixture into the molasses mixture.

  6. Spritz a cookie scoop or melon baller with non-stick spray then scoop out a walnut size ball of dough. Drop it into the remaining 4 teaspoons of sugar and roll it around to coat. Re-spritz the scoop as needed, about every other cookie.
  7. Place the cookies 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Don’t flatten them.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes in the preheated oven.
  9. Allow the cookies to cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. This recipe makes approximately 12 cookies. Store them in an airtight container.
Recipe Notes

 

 

Nutrition Facts
Soft Gingerbread Molasses Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 103 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 105mg 4%
Potassium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Sugars 9g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 2.8%
Calcium 1.1%
Iron 3.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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