Ginger Snap Cookies - Crispy Ginger Snaps

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Jan. 07, 2016

Make Ginger Snap cookies recipe with molasses and a secret ingredient you will not believe! These are crispy ginger snaps you will love.


Softened butter 1/4 Pound
Brown sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
White sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) , divided (plus extra for rolling)
Molasses 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Egg 1
Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Baking soda 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Ginger 3 1/2 Teaspoon
Finely ground black pepper 1/4 Teaspoon



1.Cream the butter with the brown sugar and 1/4 cup of the white sugar until well combined and fluffy looking, about 3 minutes on medium speed.

2.Add the molasses and the egg and mix well.

3.Add the flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, pepper and beat on medium speed until well combined and the batter looks smooth. Scrape the sides of the bowl to make sure all the butter and flour is in there.

4.Refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours.

5.When ready to bake, preheat oven to 370 degrees F.


6.Lay parchment paper on cookie sheets, or lightly grease sheets.

7.Roll balls of dough about the size of walnuts and coat in sugar.

8.Place 1 1/2 inches apart and use the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar to flatten to circles about 2 across.

9.Bake 15 minutes or until the edges are browned.


10.Cool on racks and serve or store in an airtight container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 30