Rating: 4.5 stars
20 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 15
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

A delicious gingerbread cookie with a hint of orange. These smell so good, you can't keep them a secret.

Recipe Summary

9 dozen


Original recipe yields 54 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in the molasses and egg. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and cardamom; stir into the creamed mixture alternately with the orange juice. Then stir in the orange zest.

  • On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut out cookies with cookie cutters, and place them on an unprepared cookie sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, edges should be slightly browned. Cool cookies on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

83 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 12g; fat 3.6g; cholesterol 12.5mg; sodium 72.7mg. Full Nutrition