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Fragrant Five Spice Molasses Cookies

  • Author: Lisa Keys
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 3 dozen 1x



2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons Asian 5-spice

1-teaspoon baking soda

1 cup packed dark brown sugar

¼ cup canola oil

1/3-cup molasses

1-tablespoon low sodium soy sauce

1 egg

1 cup sliced almonds

½ cup chopped crystallized ginger

¼ cup granulated sugar


  1. Heat oven 350F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In mixing bowl, whisk flour, spice and baking soda; set aside.
  3. In another large mixing bowl, beat brown sugar, oil and molasses with an electric mixer for 3 to 5 minutes or until well mixed.
  4. Add the soy sauce and egg; blend well.
  5. With the mixer running, slowly add dry ingredients, beating until well mixed.
  6. Add ginger and almonds; mix until combined.
  7. Using a small cookie scoop, scoop out dough balls into granulated sugar, rolling in sugar to coat.
  8. Place on prepared baking sheets 1 to 2-inches apart. Bake 12 to 13 minutes or until cookies look crackled on top.
  9. Transfer cookies on parchment to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Category: cookies
  • Method: baking

Keywords: ginger snap, snack, dessert, asian