Chocolate Gingersnaps

242Feed your friends and family these cookies and be the hero of your gathering. The spice of the ginger is mellowed by rich chocolate, making these cookies perfect for everyone.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on email
Serves: 12
Total Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes



  • In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the molasses, water and ginger. Combine the flour, cocoa, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves; gradually add to butter mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate. Cover and refrigerate, about 2 hours.
  • Shape dough into 1-in. balls; roll in sugar. Place 1-1/2″ apart on greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° 10-12 minutes, until tops begin to crack. Cool for 2 minutes on baking sheet then transfer to wire racks.