gingersnap cookie recipe
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Chocolate Gingersnaps

A soft and chewy chocolate ginger cookie with chocolate chips and pieces of crystallized ginger.
Cook Time10 mins
Servings: 4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ginger (dry powdered)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips (or chopped semi-sweet chocolate)
  • 1/3 cup diced crystallized ginger
  • 1/3 cup coarse sugar

Instructions

  • Cream butter and sugar for 2-3 minutes, until light and fluffy. Add egg, molasses, vinegar, and vanilla. Mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add dry ingredients slowly to wet mixture. Mix just until incorporated.
  • Fold diced ginger and chocolate into the dough.
  • Roll into 1-inch balls and roll in coarse sugar. Place on baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  • Allow cookies to cool before storing in an airtight container.