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Grandma's Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

The holidays wouldn't be the same without gingerbread cookies on the cookie tray. This is an old time recipe handed down to me from my grandmother.

From the Kitchen of: Debbie M., Rochester, NY.

Gingerbread Cookie Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon ginger

  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

  • 1 tablespoon baking soda

  • 1 tablespoon salt (or less)

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup molasses

  • 2 tablespoons vinegar

  • 6 cups flour

How to make Gingerbread Cookies:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Sift together sugar,  ginger, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.

  3. Blend in oil, eggs, vinegar and molasses.

  4. Slowly knead in flour.

  5. Roll dough and cut cookies.

  6. Place cookies on a greased cookie sheet.

  7. Bake for 10 minutes.

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