Christmas Ginger Sparklers

Chewy Ginger Sparklers are my kind of cookies compare to Ginger Snaps. Get your kids involved in making this delicious treat. My kids would roll them by hand for me. 


• 3/4 cup Butter, (You can use margarine if you like)

• 1 cup White sugar

• 1 Egg

• 1/4 cup Molasses

Dry Ingredients

• 2 cups Flour

• 1 tsp Baking Soda

• 1/2 tsp Salt

• 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp Ginger, powdered ginger – not fresh
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves 

Preparation Steps


First Step – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Second Step : In a medium size bowl sift together the flour,baking soda,salt,cinnamon and ginger.

Third Step : In mixer add butter and mix. Then add sugar and mix until smooth and fluffy. Add egg and molasses and mix. Scrap down sides of bowl and mix again. 

Now add flour mixture to mixer at one cup at a time until all is combined and completely mixed. ( TIP : Do Not Overmix ) 

Fourth Step: Take some batter in your hand and roll into small balls. Repeat process and place in a wide bowl of 1/4 cup of sugar. Dust with sugar and add to baking sheet. Press down with fork.

Place in oven for 10 minutes at 350 degrees

Note: No longer than 10 minutes unless you want them hard. Ginger Sparklers are suppose to be chewy.

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year with family and friends. Due to COVID restrictions we just enjoy with immediate family in smaller groups now.

Be sure to check out all my Christmas Treats and Sweets you can easily make this Christmas Season – Merry Christmas to You All

Chef Bari


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