Recipe Inspiration

Soft Molasses Cookies

These Molasses Cookies are inspired by Grandma’s! They’re soft, chewy and so easy to make! The perfect Christmas cookies for your freezer stash.


Gather your Ingredients

– 3/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature – 1 cup brown sugar – 1 egg – 1/4 cup fancy molasses – 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour – 1 teaspoon ground ginger – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon – 1/4 cup granulated sugar for rolling


– In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 3-4 minutes. – Add egg and molasses and beat on medium speed until combined.


– Add flour, ginger, baking soda and cinnamon and mix on low speed or by hand just until combined. Refrigerate until dough is firm.


– Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. – Roll dough into 1-1.5″ balls and coat them in granulated sugar.


–Place on prepared baking sheets and bake for 7-9 minutes, just until centers are set. – Let cool for 5-10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.