Powered Sugar GINGERBREAD Cookies

Powered Sugar GINGERBREAD Cookies! These cookies are so soft and chewy! This is a easy recipe that doesn't require you to chill the dough so they're quick and simple to make! Sprinkle powdered sugar on top to make it look like snow!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Powered Sugar GINGERBREAD Cookies
Servings 24 cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter - melted
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cups + 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl cream together butter and sugar with hand mixer. Add molasses and egg yolk and continue mixing. Add flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and nutmeg. Mix.
  3. Prepare your dough area. Sprinkle powdered sugar lightly out onto a clean surface. Sprinkle powdered sugar on rolling pin. Roll the dough out into 1/2 inch thickness. Using a cookie cutter of your choice cut out the cookies Continue until all the dough is gone.
  4. Place on greased baking sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes - shorter if you want a soft chewy cookie, longer if want a crunchy cookie.

  5. Remove from oven and let cool. Sprinkle with powered sugar.

Recipe Notes

This is a no chilling needed recipe but if you roll your dough out and you are finding it too sticky to work with then place it back in the bowl, cover with plastic and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour.