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Easy Chewy Ginger Cookies

Rated as 3.86 out of 5 Stars

"These soft ginger cookies are a favorite of ours around the holidays."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 280 cals
Original recipe yields 26 servings (26 large cookies)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Whisk flour, ginger, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt together in a bowl.
  3. Beat butter in a large bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in molasses. Stir 1/2 of the flour mixture into butter mixture; add remaining flour mixture and stir until dough is just-combined.
  4. Pour 3/4 sugar into a shallow bowl. Roll dough into 2 inch balls and roll each ball in sugar to coat. Place sugar-coated dough balls 2 1/2-inches apart on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are light brown and puffed, 12 to 14 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet for 2 minutes before transferring cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 280 calories; 11.2 g fat; 42.8 g carbohydrates; 2.9 g protein; 42 mg cholesterol; 144 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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The recipe doesn't say to chill the dough, but yes, you must do this. Also I cut the ground ginger down by a teaspoon.

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I'm giving these cookies only a 3 because They were okay but if I make them again I will make a few changes. They're definitely chewy, that I liked. To me they are too sweet and not enough flav...

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The recipe doesn't say to chill the dough, but yes, you must do this. Also I cut the ground ginger down by a teaspoon.

I'm giving these cookies only a 3 because They were okay but if I make them again I will make a few changes. They're definitely chewy, that I liked. To me they are too sweet and not enough flav...

This was pretty good, but it has a pretty strong ginger taste. A bit too strong in my opinion. My friends loved them though, and they keep begging for more.

I followed the recipe and the cookies were way too sweet. I would recommend adding less sugar. When I baked them for 14 min. and they burned at the bottom. I will definitely have to make some ...

Gingerbread cookies are my favorite, but they are so hard! They need to be dunked (try lemonade!) These are so soft and the taste is outstanding. I won't be buying hard cookies anymore.

Wonderful texture, but very strong taste of molasses. I will edit recipe by substituting half the white sugar with brown sugar and possibly reducing the amount of molasses used.