Ginger Cookies "Gingerdoodles"

These soft baked Ginger Cookies, or Gingerdoodles, are the quintessential Christmas cookie! Chewy, buttery and full of warm spices that everyone will love.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 36 small cookies
Calories 84 kcal


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter and sugars together until light and fluffy. Stir in egg, vanilla and molasses. Whip 1-2 minutes or until it turns a light brown color. Stir in remaining ingredients and mix until dry ingredients are just combined.
  3. Roll a heaping tablespoon of dough into a ball and coat in granulated sugar. Place on silicone baking mat, lightly greased cookie sheet or parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 7-9 minutes or until outside looks cooked but inside is still soft and gooey. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet before transferring to cooling rack.
  5. Serve warm or at room temperature. Store in an airtight container until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Ginger Cookies "Gingerdoodles"
Amount Per Serving
Calories 84 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 88mg 4%
Potassium 47mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Sugars 8g
Vitamin A 1.7%
Calcium 1%
Iron 2.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.