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Chewy Molasses Cookies

Ginger Molasses Cookies are soft and chewy, with the perfect balance of spice!

Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Molasses Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 434 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup raw turbinado sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Add butter and sugar to a large bowl and cream using a stand mixer, until light and creamy.
  4. Add in the egg and molasses, beat to combine.
  5. In another large bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg and salt. Add the butter mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  6. Add turbinado sugar to a small bowl.
  7. Using a 1 tablespoon cookie scoop, measure and roll the dough into a ball. Roll each ball in turbinado sugar to coat, place on the cookie sheet, leaving about 3" space between each ball.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Let sit for an additional 2-3 minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring cookies to a cooling rack.
  10. Store in an airtight container.

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Nutrition Facts
Chewy Molasses Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 434 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 385mg17%
Potassium 240mg7%
Carbohydrates 71g24%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 50g56%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 548IU11%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.