12 Gingersnap Recipes That’ll Snap You Into Holiday Bliss!

12 Best Gingersnap Recipes

Welcome to our ginger-filled kitchen! Today, we're diving into the world of gingersnaps and exploring the best recipes out there. If you're a fan of warm, spicy, and oh-so-delicious cookies, then you're in for a treat.

Gingersnaps are the perfect blend of sweet and spicy, with a delightful crunch that keeps you coming back for more. Whether you're a seasoned baker or just starting out, we've got the ultimate collection of gingersnap recipes that are sure to satisfy your cravings. So grab your apron, preheat the oven, and let's get baking!

1. Gingersnap Cookies

Gingersnap Cookies

These gingersnap cookies are the perfect holiday treat. They are not overly sweet, but have a delightful balance of spices including cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. The recipe also suggests adding other fall favorites like cardamom, nutmeg, and mace.

The cookies have a crisp texture and can be rolled in cinnamon sugar for extra flavor. They can also be flattened and drizzled with glaze or royal icing for added decoration. Overall, these gingersnap cookies are a must-try for the holiday season.

2. Gingersnaps


Gingersnaps are a classic holiday cookie flavored with ginger, molasses, and warm spices. This recipe includes the addition of crystallized ginger for an extra burst of flavor. The cookies are soft in the center and crisp on the outside, making them a perfect treat for the holiday season.

A substitution suggestion is provided for those who don't have crystallized ginger on hand. Overall, these gingersnaps are a delicious and festive addition to any cookie platter.

3. Easy Gingersnaps

Easy Gingersnaps

Easy Gingersnaps are a delicious Christmas treat made with ginger, molasses, and whole wheat flour. The addition of grated fresh ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, and molasses gives these cookies the perfect amount of texture and flavor.

They are simple to make, requiring just one bowl, and can be easily adapted for a dairy-free version using melted coconut oil. The cookies spread as they bake, resulting in perfectly round treats. Overall, Easy Gingersnaps are a must-have for the holiday season.

4. Extra Crispy Gingersnaps

Extra Crispy Gingersnaps

These Extra Crispy Gingersnaps are packed with molasses and ginger flavor, offering a satisfying crunch with every bite. The combination of spices, including ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, adds a delightful depth of flavor.

If you prefer your gingersnaps to be crispy, this recipe is a must-try. Perfect for the holiday season or any time you're craving a deliciously crunchy cookie.

5. Old Fashioned Gingersnaps

Old Fashioned Gingersnaps

The Old Fashioned Gingersnaps recipe is a delightful burst of warm spices and molasses. These crispy cookies are perfect for enjoying with a cup of tea or coffee. The use of fresh spices and unsulphured molasses ensures a rich and flavorful experience.

With a crackly coating of granulated sugar, these gingersnaps are a classic treat that will transport you to a bygone era. Whether you enjoy them as a gift or keep them for yourself, these gingersnaps are sure to please.

6. Chewy Gingersnaps

Chewy Gingersnaps

These Chewy Gingersnaps are a delightful twist on the classic gingerbread cookie. Made with molasses and a blend of spices, these cookies have a perfect chewy texture that is hard to resist.

Topped with a simple icing, they are a must-have for holiday baking. Easy to make and bursting with flavors, these gingersnaps are a delicious addition to any cookie tray.

7. Vegan Gingersnap Cookies

Vegan Gingersnap Cookies

These vegan gingersnap cookies are a must-try for anyone looking for a delicious and easy holiday treat. Made with vegan butter, spices, brown sugar, and molasses, these cookies have a delightful crunch and a burst of festive flavors.

They are perfect for enjoying with a hot cup of coffee or gifting to loved ones. Give them a try and savor the taste of the holiday season!

8. Crispy Gingersnap Cookies

Crispy Gingersnap Cookies

These Crispy Gingersnap Cookies are the epitome of what a gingersnap should be – crispy, crunchy, and bursting with fabulous spices.

The combination of ginger, molasses, cinnamon, nutmeg, and a touch of black pepper creates a delightful flavor profile. These cookies are perfect for the holidays or any time of year. Once you try them, it's impossible to stop at just one.

9. Thin and Crispy Gingersnap Cookies

Thin And Crispy Gingersnap Cookies

These Thin and Crispy Gingersnap Cookies are a must-try for the holiday season! They have the perfect snap and are thin and crispy, just as a gingersnap should be. The combination of ground spices like ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon adds a delightful flavor, while the molasses gives them a rich depth.

What sets this recipe apart is that you don't need to chill the dough, making these cookies ready in just 25 minutes. They are a classic and delicious addition to any holiday cookie platter.

10. Homemade Gingersnaps

Homemade Gingersnaps

These homemade gingersnaps are the perfect holiday treat. They have a crisp exterior, a chewy interior, and are rolled in sugar for added sweetness. The recipe is simple and comes from a trusted source – the chef's grandmother's recipe book.

The cookies spread while baking and develop the signature crackle top. They can be stored for up to 10 days and can also be frozen. Overall, these gingersnaps are a classic and delicious addition to any holiday baking repertoire.

11. Orange Glazed Gingersnaps

Orange Glazed Gingersnaps

The Orange Glazed Gingersnaps recipe takes traditional gingersnaps to a new level with a bright, citrusy flavor. These cookies are soft and delicious, making them a perfect addition to your holiday cookie trays.

The orange glaze adds a delightful touch of sweetness. Overall, these Orange Glazed Gingersnaps are a must-try for anyone looking for a twist on a classic gingersnap recipe.

12. Soft Batch Style Gingersnaps

Soft Batch Style Gingersnaps

Soft Batch Style Gingersnaps are the perfect Christmas cookies. With a buttery crispy exterior and a soft chewy center, these cookies are spiced just right with ginger and cinnamon. The recipe includes brown butter, molasses, and a blend of spices that create a deliciously flavorful cookie.

These gingersnaps are ideal for holiday parties or as neighbor gifts. Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days or chill them for an extra chewy texture. Overall, these gingersnaps are a must-try for any ginger cookie lover.