Chewy Ginger Cookies

December 10, 2012 by 5 Comments

‘Can you make these for my birthday, and for my class party, and for my friends birthday, and….!’  Every time I make Chewy Ginger Cookies my sweeties start making plans for me to make them again!  They love this tasty treat!

Here are the ingredients you’ll need for Chewy Ginger Cookies…

After the ingredients are combined, refrigerate for an hour, then roll into balls and coat in sugar.  Bake and enjoy!!!

Chewy Ginger Cookies…

Chewy Ginger Cookies

Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: cookies
Author: Barns and Noodles
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Cook time:
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Serves: 36
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 2/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar – coat before baking
  1. Beat the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the molasses, egg whites, and vanilla, and beat until well mixed.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cloves, cinnamon, and ginger.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until they are well combined.
  5. Cover the batter and chill for about an hour.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Put about 1/2 a cup of white sugar in a bowl. After the dough has chilled, roll into 1 inch balls.
  8. Roll the balls into the sugar until they are well coated.
  9. Place on the baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  10. Bake for about 8-10 minutes, until the outside is firm and the center is a bit soft.
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5 Responses to “Chewy Ginger Cookies”
  1. These look delicious….must try them! xo

  2. Correna says:

    This is great, I have been looking for a chewy ginger cookie for a while now. The recipe I have always turns out crispy and my mom loves ginger cookies, but needs them chewy not hard. Thanks so much for this recipe. Have a great day.

  3. Erin S. says:

    I’ve been looking for a good ginger cookie recipe too! Thanks for sharing on Homestories A to Z, that’s where I found you! 🙂

  4. My mom used to make these. Thanks for the recipe. They bring back good memories!

  5. Tammy says:

    Thanks for posting this. I love ginger cookies, but the snaps can be so hard! I can’t wait to try these. I’ve pinned them so I can find it again when I’m ready to try them out.

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