Crystallized Ginger Cookies

Crystallized Ginger Cookies


  • Crystallized Ginger Cookies
  • Makes 3 dozen
  • ¾ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar + 1/3 cup sugar to roll cookies
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 350.

In a mixing bowl, add butter and mix to combine. Add 1 1/3 cups sugar and beat until well blended. Add egg, molasses, and crystallized ginger and beat well.

Add dry ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.

Sprinkle 1/3 cup sugar on a plate. Use a 1 tablespoon cookie scoop and roll into a ball and then roll in the sugar and place on baking tray set 2-inches apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned and the tops are just starting to crack. Allow the cookies to cool for a few minutes and transfer to a cooling rack.

Store in plastic container or freeze.

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