Small Batch Ginger Molasses Cookies

September is here and let’s bring on all the fall dessert treats! In my family ginger molasses cookies are something we enjoy all year round. We are typically enjoying them from a local bakery but for this upcoming school week I wanted to make our homemade version. Now my family does not need a dozen or more cookies in the house, so I adapted the recipe to just make 6 total cookies. Now the cookie dough does spread so they are a treat worthy size cookie.

My kitchen helper finally made a video together again. Since I have been talking about photography more these days, I left in seeing me in action taking photos while making this recipe. I was using my Canon 5D Mark iv and 35 mm prime lens. This is my go-to camera set up with baking and photographing my kitchen helper in action.

Baking these cookies will fill your house with warm spice smells that will get you into the fall spirit. Do you have a favorite fall spice to use when baking? Leave a comment below

Recipe Source: All Recipes Big Soft Ginger Cookies

Small Batch Ginger Molasses Cookies

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 8-10 mins
Yields: 6


  • 1/2 Cups + 1 Tablespoons - All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1/4 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/8 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/8 Tsp Ground Clove
  • 1/8 Tsp Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter (room temperature)
  • 1/4 Cup- White Sugar
  • 1/6 Cup -Egg Substitute or applesauce
  • 3/4 Tsp Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Molasses
  • 1 Tablespoon White Sugar (to roll batter in)


  1. Preheat oven to 350° baking sheet will not be greased and no parchment paper
  2. In a large bowl sift together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, clove, salt. Set aside
  3. In a large bowl cream the butter and sugar with a hand mixer. Add the water, egg and molasses
  4. Combine the dry and wet ingredients. Roll the batter into a 6 equal balls of dough. Roll into sugar. Press onto the cookie sheet. The cookies will spread so allow space for each cookies. You may want to use a large cookie sheet vs the small one I used in the video.

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