crispy & chewy ginger molasses cookies

Crispy & chewy ginger molasses cookies

  • Author: Jess
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minute
  • Yield: 16 cookies
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Get the best of both worlds with these ginger molasses cookies that are crispy on the outside, and soft and chewy on the inside!


  • 1/4 cup organic butter, softened (or dairy-free butter if needed)
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup organic cane sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 1 cup whole-grain spelt flour (can sub regular flour or gluten-free flour)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • extra sugar for coating (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking pan with parchment paper
  2. Cream the butter, coconut sugar, and cane sugar together in a stand mixer until creamy.
  3. Then add the egg white and molasses and mix until well combined.
  4. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl then slowly pour the dry ingredients into the stand mixer while mixing on low speed.
  5. Mix until everything is well combined.
  6. Place the cookie dough mixture in the fridge for 30-60 minutes until the dough is easy to handle.
  7. Roll the dough into small 1-inch balls, then roll each ball to coat in sugar.
  8. Place on the cookie sheet and bake for 10-13 minutes, until the cookies begin to crack on top.
  9. Remove and let cool before eating.


Store any extras in an air-tight container.

If you like your cookies on the chewier side, cook them only about 10 minutes


  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 100
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 1g

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