‘Tis the season to spread some joy. What better way to spread joy than with deliciously sweet vegan chewy ginger molasses cookies for dessert?

I have an amazing family. My dad’s side of the family has 9 siblings. They all got married and had children giving me 28 first cousins. We all love getting together for Christmas and all of the other holidays. Well, now that the grandkids are all grown up and getting married and having kids of their own our family is growing to become too large to all fit in one house these days. So for the past three years, we have started a new tradition of having a girls gift exchange where all the girls get all dressed up, fight over gifts, have some holiday drinks, and enjoy each others company.

This year I’ve volunteered to bring a dessert. I’m having a difficult time picking just one dessert to bring. However, I’ve decided vegan chewy ginger molasses cookies are a must.

vegan chewy molasses cookies

Vegan Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

Prep time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Start to Finish: 3 hours 30 minutes

Yields: About 3 1/2 dozen cookies


1 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegan butter, softened

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 egg substitute

1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons molasses

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 1/4 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon ground ginger

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons ground cloves

1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground allspice

2/3 cup granulated sugar

Step 1: Mix Ingredients

In a large bowl, beat softened butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in the egg substitute and molasses.

vegan chewy ginger molasses cookies


Stir in remaining ingredients except for granulated sugar. Cover, refrigerate at least 2 hours.

vegan chewy ginger molasses cookies

Step 2: Roll Cookie Dough

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper or silicone baking mat. In a small bowl, place granulated sugar. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. On cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.

vegan chewy ginger molasses cookies

Step 3: Bake Cookies

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or just until set and soft in the center. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Store tightly covered up to 1 week.

vegan chewy ginger molasses cookies

TIP: Use silicone baking mats for best results. If you don’t have the mats the next best thing is to use cooking parchment paper with wax paper.


Vegan Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

vegan chewy ginger molasses cookies

Treat your family to something sweet this Christmas with the best vegan chewy ginger molasses cookies recipe.


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