Soft and Chewy Gingersnap Cookies Recipe

Soft and Chewy Gingersnap Cookies Recipe

How To Make Soft and Chewy Gingersnap Cookies

We never thought gingersnap cookies would go so well with butterscotch chips. It turned out so well we just couldn’t stop finishing the whole batch.

Preparation: 2 hours 15 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Total: 2 hours 23 minutes



  • 3cupsall-purpose flour,(375g) spoon & leveled
  • 1tspBaking Soda
  • 2tspground ginger
  • tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspground cloves
  • ¼tspground nutmeg
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¾cupunsalted butter,(170g) softened to room temperature
  • ¾cupdark brown sugar,(150g)
  • cupdark molasses,(104g)
  • 1egg,at room temperature
  • 2tsppure vanilla extract
  • cupgranulated sugar,(67g) for rolling
  • 1cupbutterscotch chips,(180g)


  1. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and salt. Set aside.

  2. In the bowl, cream the softened butter for about 1 minute on medium speed.

  3. Add the brown sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides as needed.

  4. Add the molasses, egg, and vanilla. Beat well, scraping down the sides as needed again.

  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet on low speed. Do not overmix.

  6. Cover mixed dough with foil and chill for 2 hours or overnight.

  7. Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C).

  8. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.

  9. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and roll in granulated sugar. Place balls 2 inches apart.

  10. Bake for precisely 8 to 10 minutes, until the edges are just turning brown – cookies will be puffy and still appear soft in the middle.

  11. Remove from the oven and immediately press 5 to 7 butterscotch chips into the center of each cookie.

  12. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for two minutes and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe Notes

  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.


  • Calories: 123.78kcal
  • Fat: 4.89g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.99g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.26g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.26g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.52g
  • Fiber: 0.42g
  • Sugar: 8.76g
  • Protein: 1.54g
  • Cholesterol: 17.55mg
  • Sodium: 67.47mg
  • Calcium: 16.16mg
  • Potassium: 79.12mg
  • Iron: 0.85mg
  • Vitamin A: 41.18µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.01mg
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