Gingersnap Cookies

Soft Gingersnap Cookies Recipe

Looking for the perfect gingersnap cookie?

Well here it is! I have made a lot of gingersnap cookies over the past 10 years and guess what…I have never shared one of them. I personally never liked them enough to share. Until now. 

Here are some of my other favorite cookies to make during the holiday months

Soft Gingersnap Cookies Recipe


3/4 cup margarine 

1 cup sugar

1 egg 

1 T water

1/4 cup molasses 

2 1/4 cup flour

2 t ginger

1 t baking soda

1 t cinnamon

1/2 t ground cloves

1/4 t salt



Preheat over to 350 degrees

In a bowl or mixer beat the margarine and sugar together. Then add the egg, water and molasses. Mix together and set aside.

In a separate bowl add the flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, salt and baking soda. Mix together. 

Then gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. 

Roll dough into balls and then roll in sugar and place on a cookie sheet and flatten slightly.  

Bake for 8-10 minutes and then remove onto a cooling rack and then eat! 

Makes 2 dozen cookies. 

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