These   are the best ginger cookies! They will quickly become your new favorite and not only Christmas !

The sweet taste goes perfectly with the spicier aftertaste of the spice . Pour a bit of dark chocolate and you have everything you need to be happy!


about 30 cookies

  • 2 and 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup of softened butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup + 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses (or )
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • dark chocolate

In a bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt, ginger , cinnamon , cloves, and nutmeg and set aside.

In a separate bowl, use a mixer to mix the butter, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup brown sugar.

Add egg followed by molasses / honey and vanilla. Slowly add dry ingredients and mix until combined (you can also stir by hand). Cover with foil and chill for 1 hour in the refrigerator. 

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.

Scoop about 1-1.5 tablespoons of dough at a time, form balls and then coat them with sugar (the remaining 3 tablespoons of light brown sugar)

Put them on a baking sheet lined with baking paper, slightly flatten the balls. Bake in a preheated oven for 8 – 10 minutes.

Allow to cool on a baking sheet for a few minutes, then put on the wire rack until completely cool.

Melt the dark chocolate and gently make stripes.

Enjoy your meal!

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