Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

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Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on May 26, 2023


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, molasses, and vanilla extract.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. Flatten dough slightly with your hands.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly golden brown. Allow to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Interesting Facts

  • Gingerbread cookies have been around since the 16th century.
  • Gingerbread cookies can be decorated with icing and candy.
  • Chocolate was first used in gingerbread cookies in the 1800s.