My Sweet Marie

Molasses Ginger Spice Cookies (Gluten/Dairy-free)

Posted on: August 15, 2013

These cookies will fill your home with great smells and call upon some wonderful memories of your grand-mother baking in the kitchen! Go on, you know you want to bake them! Here’s how;


  • 1 cup butter or non-dairy sub
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbsp. molasses
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ginger dry
  • 3/4 cup crystalized ginger (optional)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 1/2 cups of gluten-free flour blend
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp xantham gum (if not in your flour blend)


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar until fluffy, about 1 minute.
  3. Add in the egg, vanilla and molasses.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and ginger.
  5. Fold all together adding in the raisins and crystalized ginger.
  6. Form the dough into 1″ balls.
  7. In a smaller bowl pour in enough sugar to make about 1″ at the bottom of the bowl.
  8. roll the cookie balls in the sugar and place on cookies trays covered with parchment.
  9. Press the balls to make flat circles.
  10. Bake for 12-14 minutes.
  11. Store in air tight containers and/or freeze some of them for future use!



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