Soft Gingerbread Cookies

Here is the second of three (3) gingerbread recipes for the month of December… I found this recipe from lovefromtheoven.com. Enjoy!


  • ¾ cup unsalted butter softened\"Soft
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon if you like a strong cinnamon flavor, increase to 2 tsp total
  • ½ tsp ginger if you like a strong ginger flavor, increase to 1-2 tsp total


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • First, mix together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, approximately 2-3 minutes with an electric mixer.
  • Next, add egg and molasses and mix well.
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    In a separate bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger, stirring to combine.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Form or scoop balls of dough that are slightly smaller than a golf ball. Place them on a baking sheet approximately 2” to 3” apart to allow room for cookies to spread.
  • Finally, bake for 10-12 minutes, remove from oven and allow cookies to cool on baking for approximately ten minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.

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