When it comes to cookies, few flavors can stand up to the bold taste of ginger. The spicy-sweet notes add complexity to the classic cookie dough and can turn ordinary sweets into something special.
To take advantage of this delicious flavor, we've put together a collection of the best ginger cookie recipes, so you can explore all of the possibilities. Whether you're in the mood for a ginger molasses cookie, a classic gingersnap, or something with a little more pizazz, you'll find the perfect ginger cookie recipe here.
So preheat your oven and start baking! These 14 ginger cookie recipes will have you falling head-over-heels for this spicy flavor.
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Big Soft Ginger Cookies
These nicely spiced, big soft ginger cookies are perfect for folks who like the flavor of ginger but don't care for crunchy gingersnaps. —Barbara Gray, Boise, Idaho
These healthy ginger cookies are gluten-free and Paleo, nicely spiced with ginger, soft and chewy inside, and easy to make with almond flour. They're a delicious healthy alternative you can make for dessert this holiday season.
These soft and chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies are just what your holiday season has been waiting for! Delightfully chewy with a crisp sugar coated exterior and plenty of spice and warmth, these molasses cookies are impossible to resist!
Soft and Spiced Ginger Delights are the ultimate cookie for ginger lovers. Infused with warm spices and a hint of orange, these cookies will melt in your mouth with deliciousness, while being incredibly easy to make.
To preserve the appearance of the sugary tops, layer cookies between parchment or wax paper when packing them for school lunches or as gifts. Freezing the dough for 20 minutes makes it easier to work with.