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Recipe: »Decorated Ginger Molasses Snap Cookies«

In an autumnal food feature in sisterMAG issue No. 59, food stylist Nadine Page has created three delicious recipe ideas that you can download for free and try out in your own kitchen. Here you can find the free download for the following recipe: »Decorated Ginger Molasses Snap Cookies«. Bon appetite!

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Recipe: »Decorated Ginger Molasses Snap Cookies«


  • 145 g unsalted butter, softened
  • 150 g white sugar
  • 1 packet vanilla sugar
  • 210 g unsulphured molasses
  • 1 large egg at room temperature
  • 450 g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground clove
  • 2 cups royal icing or decorating icing of your choice


  1. Cream together the butter, sugars and molasses with a hand mixer until lightened and well combined. Beat in the egg.
  2. Whisk the dry ingredients together and fold them into the wet ingredients. Chill for 20 minutes before rolling out.
  3. Roll to about 6 mm thick and cut into pretty fall shapes.
  4. Decorate with royal icing as desired.