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Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

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"Very good, and not to hard to make."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings


  1. Combine butter or margarine, molasses, and unsweetened chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Heat until chocolate melts. Stir until smooth.
  2. Sift together flour, 2/3 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, and salt. Stir in melted chocolate mixture and milk. Mix well. Chill until firm.
  3. Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Roll balls in sugar. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F ( 190 degrees C) for about 10 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 18, 2006

I got this recipe to use up some molasses and cocao powder that had been sitting around, but i was amazed how easy and good this recipe was. I will definitely make this one again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 18, 2007

Only good if you like bitter coffee flavors. Every one thought they were espresso cookies. These did not fly off the plate.


25 Ratings

Dec 01, 2003

Very good and tasty. This is the best recipe for gingerbread cookies I've seen so far. Substituted dark corn syrup for molasses and used cookie cutters to make gingerbread men. Will make again.

Dec 01, 2003

Absolutley delicious, just what I was looking for!

Dec 08, 2004

Not only easy to make, but a great recipe. The chocolate and gingerbread flavors blend nicely, neither overwhelming the other. I brought these to work and received rave reviews. I will definitly make these again!

Nov 27, 2006

Delicious! My kids loved them! So chewey!

Dec 30, 2002

I was a bit nervous about these because of the strong scent of molasses. My nephews were the first to try them and loved them. Kids are the best critics:-) I will most certainly make these again next year.

Dec 01, 2003

These are nice cookies if you like real gingerbread. My picky husband who requested gingerbread cookies did not really like these, he said they were too strong and sweet. I said, that's what gingerbread is! I would probably not make these again due to my families preference but this is a good recipe, give it a try!


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  • Calories
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.4 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 137 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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