Molasses Ginger Cookies
30 min
1 hr 30 min


2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon ground ginger

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground allspice

1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

6 tablespoons mild molasses

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/2 cup turbinado (raw) sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine flour, ginger, baking soda, salt, allspice and pepper in bowl; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter and brown sugar in another bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add molasses and egg; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture, beating at low speed until just combined. Wrap dough in plastic food wrap; freeze until firm.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 350°F.  Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    Place sugar into bowl. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place onto prepared cookie sheets. Flatten with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Tip #1

Recipe and photo compliments of C & H Sugar, Crockett, CA.


4.5Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
20Sodium (mg)
6Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)


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  December 20, 2009

I was frankly disappointed. They just aren't sweet and buttery enough. Mainly they lack in sweetness. Surprising as this is the first Land O Lakes recipe that I haven't adored.

— says Joann
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