Honey and Molasses Gingersnaps


Full of holiday flavor thanks to honey and molasses, these easy baked gingersnap cookies make a great gift or party dessert.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 dozen cookies


  • 2 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour

  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

  • 1 large egg

  • 2 ½ tablespoons molasses

  • 2 ½ tablespoons honey

  • ½ cup turbinado sugar (such as Sugar in the Raw®)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. Combine flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.

  3. Beat white sugar, butter, and egg together in a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add molasses and honey and beat for 1 minute. Slowly beat in flour mixture to combine.

  4. Combine turbinado sugar and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon in a shallow bowl.

  5. Roll dough into balls using a rounded teaspoon. Roll each in cinnamon-sugar mixture and place on the prepared baking sheets.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until golden, about 10 minutes. Cool for 1 minute, then transfer to wire racks to finish cooling.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

80 Calories
3g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 80
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 54mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 1g
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 33mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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