Easy Gingersnaps

easy one bowl gingersnaps

Easy one bowl gingersnaps made with fresh ginger and whole wheat flour are essential for holiday baking! (dairy-free option) 


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted (or coconut oil for dairy-free)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp ginger paste or grated fresh ginger
  • 1 1/4 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
  • Pinch ground white pepper (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, or in a large bowl with a hand mixer or whisk, combine butter and sugars and mix until well blended. Add molasses, egg, vanilla and ginger. Whisk until combined.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, salt, and spices into bowl with wet ingredients. Stir until combined.
  4. Scoop into small balls. Roll to shape and place 1 inch apart on a cookie sheet lined with parchment or a silicone baking mat.
  5. Bake cookies 6-8 minutes until golden. Remove from oven and let cool a couple minutes before transferring to cooling rack.

Keywords: gingersnaps, gingersnap cookies