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Soft and Spicy Easy Pepper Ginger Molasses Cookie Recipe.

Updated on January 25, 2016
Hot Pepper Ginger Molasses Cookies
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Hot Pepper Ginger Molasses Cookies.

This is a very good cookie recipe. They’re a great cookie for your cookie platter during the holidays. My family enjoys them. They often ask me to make them. They’re so good with a big glass of cold milk. If you love milk like I do. The pepper adds a nice flavor to the cookies just hot and spicy enough to taste great. Easy to make just roll in a ball and bake.

We do not frost these cookies but there is a frosting at the bottom you can use if you feel they need frosting.

Hot Pepper Ginger Molasses Cookies

Ingredients:

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp baking soda

3/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp ground pepper

3/4 cups of butter

1 1/4 cup sugar

1 egg

1 tablespoon water

1/4 cup of sorghum (molasses)

Preheat oven 350:


In a medium bowl sift together flour ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves. salt and pepper. Set aside

In a large bowl or your mixer bowl cream together butter, 1 cup sugar, until fluffy, beat in egg, mix in water and molasses. Slowly add the flour mixture. Make walnut size balls and roll them in remaining sugar. . Place about 2 inches apart (they won't spread out too much) on ungreased cookie sheet, and flatten slightly.

BAKE: 8 to 10 minutes

COOL: on a wire rack.

FROSTING


Frosting can be added


Ingredients

2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar

1/2 cup butter

¼ tsp. ginger

¼ tsp. pepper

1 1/2 tablespoons sorghum ( molasses)

Milk if needed


Directions

In a medium size bowl beat all ingredients together until fluffy. Add a small amount of milk (1 to 2 tablespoons) if needed.

I drive my husband crazy because everywhere we go I'm looking for bowls,to mix my cookies in or for just baking a casserole in. We are running out of room in my pantry that holds all my dishes.

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4.8 stars from 5 ratings of Hot Pepper Ginger Molasses Cookies Recipe.
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Soft And Spicy Easy Pepper Ginger Molasses Cookie Recipe.


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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      RTalloni, Thank you we like them and they are easy to make. I love anything I don't have to cut out and can just roll into a ball. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      RTalloni 3 years ago from the short journey

      Ginger cookie season is a wonderful time of year, especially if one likes ginger cookies year round! Soft ones are very nice and more spice is interesting.

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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      Careermommy, It is really good if you like spicy not so spicy you can't eat them. Thanks for stopping by.

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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      Paul Kuehn, Thank you I appreciate your sharing, facebook, pinning and tweeting. Thanks so much for coming by.

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      Tirralan Watkins 3 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      moonlake, this is an impressive looking recipe. I've never heard of a spicy cookie, but I'm willing to try it!

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      Paul Richard Kuehn 3 years ago from Udorn City, Thailand

      moonlake,

      This is a very interesting recipe and I just love ginger cookies. Now I know how to make hot pepper ginger cookies. I haven't baked since I tried making ?shoefly? pie, an Amish dessert. Do you know much about Amish desserts? Voted up as interesting and useful. Sharing with followers and on Facebook. Also Pinning and Tweeting.

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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      Joy, Thank you for stopping by. Always nice to have a visitor.

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      Joy 3 years ago

      I love spicy cookies. They sound delicious.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Peggy W, Thank you so glad you joined Pinterest.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Now that I have just joined Pinterest, this will be a good one to add to my cookies board. Consider it pinned! :)

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      rajan jolly, They are good cookies. Thanks so much for stopping by and for the vote, shared and stars.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      The combination of ginger and pepper sounds interesting. I'm going to try this. Voted up, interesting and shared. Rated 5 stars.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      JamaGenee,

      That's different. Doesn't sound real good but I know they put jalapeno in just about anything.

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment.

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      Joanna McKenna 5 years ago from Central Oklahoma

      I've been reading Joanne Fluke's "Hannah Swenson Mysteries" series. Since the main character owns a shop that sells umpteen varieties of freshly-baked cookies, each book contains recipes. So far there's no recipe for Hot Pepper Cookies, but there IS a recipe for "Hot Brownies" that sounds interesting. It's the only HS recipe made from a mix, not from scratch. Any commercial brownie mix will do because the last ingredient added after mixing everything else per the instructions on the box is one 4-oz can of chopped jalapeno peppers (drained). The peppers enhance the richness of the chocolate with only a minor "burn" after each bite. ;D

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Peggy W

      Their good I was going to make some for Christmas but just didn't get to them.

      Thanks so much for coming by and leaving a comment.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This sounds similar to a molasses sugar cookie that my husband loves except that I use butter flavored crisco in place of the butter and it does not have the pepper. The pepper would spice it up! May have to try that the next time I make cookies. Thanks!

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Thank you, stephaniedas for stopping by. They are sweet and spicy and good.

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      Stephanie Das 5 years ago from Miami, US

      Ooh, spicy and sweet is the best combo. Nice recipe, voted up :)

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      I don't know why you couldn't use cayenne might be worth a try and see if the taste is a little different. Thanks for stopping by.

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      frogyfish 5 years ago from Central United States of America

      These sound delightful although from your title I expected cayenne pepper rather than black pepper. Wonder what a tsk of cayenne would accomplish in your recipe? I may have to try that. Love all the other spices included.

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      They are really good. Thanks for stopping by Cutters.

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      Cutters 5 years ago from South Carolina

      ohh I bet these are good! I must try them! Thanks for sharing!

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Thanks for stopping by. Their good cookies.

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      Sun-Girl 5 years ago from Nigeria

      Nice recipe you shared in here which i learnt from.

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      moonlake 6 years ago from America

      Thanks for signing my hub. I think their very good cookies.

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      Om Paramapoonya 6 years ago

      Oh yum! Sounds delish and not too difficult to make. Thanks a lot for the recipe. :)

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      moonlake 6 years ago from America

      Their good. Thanks for stopping by.

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      Riviera Rose 6 years ago from South of France

      Lots of my favourite flavours here, must give them a try! Thank you!

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      moonlake 6 years ago from America

      Your Welcome. Let me know how you like them.

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      TheListLady 6 years ago from New York City

      Oh yeah! Love this hot pepper idea. Will give it a try.

      What a treat - thanks a million and rated up!

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      moonlake 6 years ago from America

      Your welcome thanks for stopping by my hub.

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      erthfrend 6 years ago from Florida

      Sounds delicious! Thank you for sharing!

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      moonlake 6 years ago from America

      trevzooms and KoffeeKlactch Gals thanks for stopping by my hub and leaving comment. Good or Bad let me know how you like them....

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      moonlake 6 years ago from America

      BkCreative thanks for stopping. We love these cookies.

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      Susan Haze 6 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Definately different. I think I have to try them.

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      trevzooms 6 years ago from Honest within myself

      Hi, they look almost good enough to eat! I could imagine myself dunking those in a cuppa. Mouths watering.....

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      BkCreative 6 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

      Oh, this sounds outstanding. And the great thing about it is that one will be satisfying. The frosting sounds great too with the molasses. All good stuff.

      Love this and will definitely try. Thanks a million and rated up.

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      moonlake 6 years ago from America

      We like them some people may not. Thanks for stopping by and leaving comment.

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      lilibees 6 years ago

      OOOOO Must Try!

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