Sparkly Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

Sparkly Chocolate Ginger Cookies

Beautifully spiced chocolate ginger cookies are great for everyday but can be dressed up for the holidays.

Given the spice blend – ginger, cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon – these are really a gingerbread cookie. Their sparkly top makes them extra festive.

Sparkly Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

Sparkly Chocolate Ginger Cookies

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A beautifully spiced chocolate ginger cookie that’s great for everyday but can be dressed up for the holidays.

  • Author: Crosby’s Molasses
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Cookies


  • ½ cup chocolate chips (the darker the better)
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, spooned in and leveled
  • 1 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated ginger (optional)
  • 1/2 cup dark-brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (for rolling)
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips, melted (for dipping)


  1. Line two baking sheets with parchment.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, ground ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and cocoa.
  3. In another bowl beat butter and grated ginger (if using).
  4. Add brown sugar; beat until combined. Add molasses; beat until combined.
  5. In a small bowl, dissolve baking soda in 1 1/2 teaspoons boiling water.
  6. Beat half of flour mixture into butter mixture.
  7. Beat in baking-soda mixture, then remaining half of flour mixture.
  8. Mix in chocolate chips.
  9. Chill if you have time.
  10. Roll dough into 1 1/2- inch balls; roll in granulated sugar.
  11. Bake at 325 F until the surfaces crack slightly, 10 to 12 minutes.
  12. Cool and dip in melted chocolate.

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  • December 20, 2020


    Excellent flavour, chewy, delicious!

  • December 30, 2019

    Phyllis Schultz

    Family really enjoyed the ginger snap cookies. They even noticed the fresh ginger.

  • December 18, 2019


    Just made these cookies , love them , will definitely make them again and again

  • November 24, 2015


    Do the chocolate chips go in whole? So it’s more of a chocolate chip chocolate ginger cookie?

  • December 21, 2014

    Brenda Chouinard

    can you use ginger powder instead of real ginger…….Thanks they sound good.

  • November 20, 2014

    Amanda Sinfield

    Are they are chewy ginger cookie?

    • November 25, 2014


      Yes they are chewy and very rich.

  • November 19, 2014

    Connie Whalen

    Really roll in soda and sugar?

  • November 17, 2014

    J’aime faire la cuisine ,et cet recette là à la melasse 7 autre m’intéreste beaucoup

  • December 29, 2012

    YUM! These look so delicious, love that they are dipped in white chocolate!

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