Ginger Molasses Cookies (from Pickle Jar Kitchen)

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Writer: Judy Shortsleeve

Ginger Molasses Cookies

Ginger Molasses Cookies

Course: Desserts


  • 12 tbsp Butter
  • 1 cup Sugar plus more for rolling
  • 1/4 cup Molasses
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Crystalized ginger chopped into small piece
  • 1-1/2 tsp Ground cloves
  • 1-1/2 tsp Ground ginger


  • Preheat oven to 325°.
  • Cream butter, sugar, and molasses until light and fluffy. Add the egg and incorporate. Sift the dry ingredients and spices. Add to the mixture and stir until combined.
  • Chill dough until firm. Roll dough into balls and then roll in sugar. Bake on a parchment-lined cookie sheet until firm in the center.


This recipe is provided by the Pickle Jar Kitchen at 170 Main Street in Falmouth and also appeared in the 2014 Summer issue of Cape Cod HOME.
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