When you think of winter holiday flavors, what comes to mind? GINGERBREAD, of course! Maybe it's just me, but I feel like the winter season hasn't really started until I get that first bite of gingerbread! The delicious kick of spices like cinnamon and ginger, and the dark, almost smokey flavor of molasses. What's not to love?!
What do I need to make these gingerbread cookies?
These cookies are made with a combination of all-purpose and whole wheat flour, and just the right amount of molasses to make them perfectly chewy! Here's a list of the ingredients you'll need to make these!
• Whole wheat flour + all-purpose flour
• Baking soda
• Unsalted butter
• Brown sugar + granulated sugar
• Vanilla extract
Do I need to chill my cookie dough?
Nope! This recipe does not require the dough to chill, so you'll have fresh gingerbread cookies in no time!
Tips for the best chewy gingerbread cookies
Don't over bake your cookies. You want to be sure to bake your cookies no longer than the 10-11 minutes instructed. You want these cookies to be chewy! Over baking can make them harder than desired and dry.
Don't skimp on the spices! "I love bland gingerbread"... said no one ever! The first step to making sure you get the perfect gingerbread cookie starts with the spices. This recipe has just the right amounts of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves for the perfect balance of spice.
Hoping these chewy gingerbread cookies bring you tons of joy for the holidays! Happy baking! ♥