Soft and Chewy Ginger Snaps

These soft and chewy ginger snap cookies are AMAZING!!! Seriously, I've never even liked ginger before and I could eat this whole batch! Plus, they make your whole house smell amazing! Oh my gosh you guys! Get ready, because you are about to virtually experience the best ginger snap cookie of your life!!!!!! I honestly never even liked ginger snaps until I came across this recipe, and I’m pretty sure that was because I had never had a good one! These babies are soft, chewy and taste like Christmas. Seriously, even if you don’t love ginger snaps I dare you to give them a try! You will not regret it! 

These soft and chewy ginger snap cookies are AMAZING!!! Seriously, I've never even liked ginger before and I could eat this whole batch! Plus, they make your whole house smell amazing!

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These soft and chewy ginger snap cookies are AMAZING!!! Seriously, I've never even liked ginger before and I could eat this whole batch! Plus, they make your whole house smell amazing!
Soft and Chewy Ginger Snaps
Ingredients
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice (or water)
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and one cup of sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add in the egg, and then stir in the orange juice (or water) and the molasses.

  5. Gradually stir in the sifted ingredients into the molasses mixture.
  6. Shape dough into small balls and roll them in the extra 1/4 cup of sugar and flatten gently.
  7. Place cookies on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  8. Enjoy!

 

These soft and chewy ginger snap cookies are AMAZING!!! Seriously, I've never even liked ginger before and I could eat this whole batch! Plus, they make your whole house smell amazing! They are perfect for any cookie exchange, family gathering or party! Definitely a crowd pleaser and the recipe makes a ton! Two of my base criteria for any recipe I share.

These soft and chewy ginger snap cookies are AMAZING!!! Seriously, I've never even liked ginger before and I could eat this whole batch! Plus, they make your whole house smell amazing! Mmm! What are you waiting for? Get to baking!

xo,

jess-sig

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