For the Love of Cooking

|

Recipes and Resources for Making Great Food

Browse:
My Recipe Box

May We Recommend

4-Ingredient Hazelnut Cookies
Find More Favorites

My Recipes

My Menu

My Shopping List

+ Add to Shopping List

Cook's Tools

Cooking Timers
Cooking Measurements
Wine Pairings
Cooking Terms
Bake, Broil or Grill?
My Recipe Box
Recipes
Menu
Shopping List

Classic Gingerbread Cookies

Rate this Recipe

Serves 2 dozen

The classic cookie we know and love.

Ingredients:

1 cup unsalted butter
1 cup dark-brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1 cup molasses
6 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
4 teaspoons ground ginger
4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
1 teaspoons salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and molasses. In another bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Stir flour mixture into butter mixture. Divide dough into thirds and wrap each third in plastic wrap. Chill for about 1 hour.
  3. Roll dough 1/8 inch thick between two pieces of waxed paper. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Transfer shapes to ungreased cookie sheets. Refrigerate for 15 minutes. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until crisp but not dark. Allow to cool on the cookie sheet, then move to wire racks to cool completely.
Course: Dessert
view disclaimer
In no event shall Foodarama, its affiliates and its third party providers be liable to you or any third parties for any illness or damages of any kind, direct or indirect, arising out of, or in any way connected with, your use of the information or recipes provided on, or accessed through, this website. Service provider, its affiliates and its third party providers disclaim any liability, loss or obligation in connection with the content provided on this website. This website, and the recipes and information on this website, are provided strictly "as is" and without warranty of any kind, and should not be construed in any way as medical advice or instruction. Consult the appropriate health professionals before using any of the recipes or information on this website.

Similar Recipes:

Rate this Recipe

Comments:

Please Log in to comment

The comments section is here to help you have a great cooking experience. Keep that in mind and be on your best behavior as you chime in. Comments will be monitored and removed if off-topic, rude, or hurtful.

Name:

Comment:

Please Log in to comment
See Other Recipes Like This
Christmas
Fall
Winter

Nothing beats good old-fashioned slow cooked food!

These recipes are full of flavor and easy to make. From classic roasts to hearty stews, there's something for everyone. View Recipes >

What to do with all that turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce?

Here's a few ideas that might help solve the Thanksgiving leftover dilemma. There's a lot you can do with turkey: sandwiches, wraps, tacos. But what can you do with stuffing and cranberry sauce? How about make a sandwich unlike any other. A little bit sweet, a little filling, a whole lotta goodness from the first bite to the last. How about a hearty soup or an everything casserole. View Recipes >