Comfort Cookies: Orange Ginger Snaps

If you enjoy a good batch of cookies from time to time, ginger snaps are a comforting and mouth-watering option during the dead of winter. The edges are irresistibly crunchy, while the thick centers stay soft and chewy. To take the cookie in a new direction, we added orange zest for a bold zing! Comfort is 100% guaranteed with this recipe!

How to Make Orange Ginger Snaps

(Based on Bridget Oland’s Recipe from Crosby's)


♥ 3 cups flour

♥ 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

♥ Grated zest of one orange

♥ 1 teaspoon cinnamon

♥ 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger

♥ 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

♥ 1/4 teaspoon allspice

♥ 1 cup butter, softened

♥ 1 cup brown sugar

♥ 1 egg

♥ 1/2 cup fancy molasses

♥ 1 teaspoon vanilla

♥ Sugar for rolling



1. Preheat oven to 375 °F.

2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, spices, baking soda and orange zest.

3. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add egg, molasses, and vanilla slowly.

4. Stir in dry ingredients and mix until fully combined.

5. Form into 1 ½” balls and roll in sugar.

6. Bake for 8-10 minutes.

7. Share with your friends, or keep them to enjoy for you and your family!