Gingerbread Cookies

Posted on by Jennie
Type: Baking, Treats
Author: Jennie
Oven Temperature: 350°
Difficulty: Intermediate

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 12-15 minutes
Inactive Time: 30 minutes


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg, room temp.
  • 2 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger, ground
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Beat sugar, molasses, butter, and egg until fluffy. Then, stir in flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Heat oven to 350.
  3. Between sheets of parchment paper, roll dough out (roughly 1/8? thick). Cut out gingerbread people or shapes, and put on a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 12-15 minutes (they might not look done, but they are, I swear!)




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