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Sweet and Spicy Gingerdoodle Cookies are the ultimate fall treat! A deliciously spiced gingersnap cookie is rolled in cinnamon sugar to create a soft spicy cookie with a sweet crunch on the outside. | Snickerdoodle Gingersnap Cookies | The Teatime Bake | Holiday Cookies | Fall Cookies | Holiday Baking #sweetandspicygingerdoodlecookies

Sweet & Spicy Gingerdoodle Cookies

  • Author: The Teatime Baker
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes + chilling
  • Yield: 4 dozen 1x
  • Category: Cookies

Description

Sweet and Spicy Gingerdoodle Cookies are the ultimate fall treat! A deliciously spiced gingersnap cookie is rolled in cinnamon sugar to create a lovely hybrid.


Scale

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (230 g) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup (200 g) dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups (395 g) all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 11/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 11/2 tsp ginger
  • 11/2 tsp cloves
  • FOR ROLLING:
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon

Icing: (Optional)

  • See Grandma’s Sugar Cookie Recipe

Instructions

Cookies:

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment cream together the butter and sugar.
  2. Add the egg, vanilla, and molasses and beat to combine.
  3. Add all the dry ingredients and mix until the dough comes together.
  4. Chill for 1-24 hours.

Baking:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F (175 C) and line your cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl stir together the cinnamon and sugar for rolling.
  3. Scoop the dough out with a medium cookie scoop, roll into balls and coat in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  4. Space the balls about 2 inches apart on the cookie sheets and bake for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  5. If desired, pipe spiderwebs onto each cookie for Halloween or snowflakes for winter/Christmas.

Notes

Adapted from Carlsbad Cravings

Don’t skimp on the spices, make sure to use 1-1/2 tsp of each to get a rich and beautiful flavor

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