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These Almond Ginger Cookies are such an easy dessert to make! This crispy cookie is the best slice-and-bake option if you're looking for a spicy cookie that is that isn't overly sweet. They're great for Christmas!

Almond Ginger Cookies

These Almond Ginger Cookies are such an easy dessert to make! This crispy cookie is the best slice-and-bake option if you're looking for a spicy cookie that is that isn't overly sweet. They're great for Christmas!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chill time 2 hours
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 7 dozen
Author Adapted from the Betty Crocker Cooky Book

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cups molasses
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 cups almonds, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl cream the butter, sugar and molasses until fluffy and well combined.

  2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Stir into the butter mixture.

  3. Mix in the almonds and shape into a couple of logs about 2 inches in diameter.

  4. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate at least a couple of hours until they're firm and sliceable.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees on a greased pan (or lined pan) for 12-15 minutes. Mine were ready around 12 minutes.