Crispy Ginger Cookies serving

There is something soothing about a ginger cookie. This crispy version is everything you remember from Grandma’s version!

Makes: 20 cookiesHands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 20 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce

Directions

  • Sift flour and ginger in a large bowl, then stir in sugar. Mix the vanilla, molasses, butter, egg, and applesauce in a medium bowl. Add wet ingredients to the dry and stir until well blended. Place dough in freezer until firm, about 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Shape firm dough into balls and drop onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 12 minutes and let cool. Ginger cookies are done when the tops start to crack in the oven. Once you see the cracking, pull them out and let them harden.

Recipe Information

Makes: 20 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce

Directions

  • Sift flour and ginger in a large bowl, then stir in sugar. Mix the vanilla, molasses, butter, egg, and applesauce in a medium bowl. Add wet ingredients to the dry and stir until well blended. Place dough in freezer until firm, about 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Shape firm dough into balls and drop onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 12 minutes and let cool. Ginger cookies are done when the tops start to crack in the oven. Once you see the cracking, pull them out and let them harden.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium10mg
Total Carbohydrate12g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars6g
Protein1g