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“These cookies have a lot of ginger, you can reduce the amount to 2 teaspoons if desired. Plan ahead the dough needs to chill for a minimum of 2 hours. These are very good! The cayenne pepper is only optional, I like to add it in for an extra kick!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line a large baking sheet/s with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl cream butter with both sugars and maple extract until fluffy (about 2 minutes).
  3. Add in molasses and egg (beat for 2 minutes or until well combined).
  4. In another bowl flour, baking soda, salt and all spices until blended; add to the creamed mixture; mix until combined.
  5. Cover and chill minimum of 2 hours.
  6. Set oven to 350°F.
  7. Place about 1 cup white sugar in a bowl.
  8. Roll dough into 1-inch balls, then roll the balls into the sugar, coating them thoroughly.
  9. Place on baking sheet/s spacing about 2-inches apart.
  10. Using the bottom of a glass, flatten the cookies slightly.
  11. Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until cookies feel dry and firm on top.

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