Caramel Filled Ginger Cookies Recipe

Caramel Filled Ginger Cookies Recipe

How To Make Caramel Filled Ginger Cookies

Grab a bite of these tasty caramel stuffed ginger cookies for your next afternoon snack! They’re perfectly sweet and spiced for the perfect treat.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 9 minutes
Total: 14 minutes



  • 2cupsflour
  • tspground ginger
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • 2tspbaking soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ½cupshortening
  • ¼cupbutter
  • 1cupsugar
  • ¼cupmolasses
  • 1egg

For Assembly:

  • 24soft caramels,such as Werthers
  • cupbrown sugar
  • cupwhite sugar


  1. Combine the flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Mix with a whisk, then set aside.

  2. With a mixer on medium speed, cream the shortening, butter, and sugar until fluffy.

  3. Add in the molasses and egg.

  4. With mixer on low, add in the flour mixture until completely combined.

  5. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  6. Combine the white and brown sugar in a small bowl. Set aside.

  7. Unwrap each caramel, then shape it into a small, flat circle.

  8. Wrap 2 tablespoons of cookie dough around the caramel, then roll into a ball.

  9. Roll the ball in the sugar mixture.

  10. Place the balls about 1½-inch apart on a parchment-lined pan.

  11. Bake for 9 minutes or until the edges are slightly browned.

  12. Cool for 5 minutes on the pan, then move the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

  13. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 173.55kcal
  • Fat: 6.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.32g
  • Trans Fat: 0.57g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.21g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.51g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.10g
  • Fiber: 0.32g
  • Sugar: 19.84g
  • Protein: 1.60g
  • Cholesterol: 11.07mg
  • Sodium: 119.84mg
  • Calcium: 24.27mg
  • Potassium: 81.82mg
  • Iron: 0.34mg
  • Vitamin A: 18.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.04mg
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