Baked Soft Gingerbread Cookie

Traeger Kitchen


Baked Soft Gingerbread Cookie

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Pecan

It's not hard to tell why these soft gingerbread cookies are a must-try this Holiday season. See how the wood-fired difference makes this childhood classic come alive with flavor.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1 3/4 Cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1/3 Cup brown sugar

  • 1/2 Cup plus 4 tablespoons granulated sugar

  • 3/4 Cup butter, softened

  • 1 egg

  • 1/4 Cup molasses

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 325℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, ginger and cloves in a medium bowl and set aside.
    Ingredients
    • 1 3/4 Cup all-purpose flour

    • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda

    • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

    • 1/4 Teaspoon kosher salt

    • 1 1/2 Teaspoon ground ginger

    • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cloves

  • 3

    In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add in the egg and molasses, and mix on medium speed until combined, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
    Ingredients
    • 1/3 Cup brown sugar

    • 1/2 Cup plus 4 tablespoons granulated sugar

    • 3/4 Cup butter, softened

    • 1 egg

    • 1/4 Cup molasses

  • 4

    Add the dry ingredients to the bowl and mix on low speed until combined. Scrape the sides again and mix for 30 seconds longer.
  • 5

    Roll dough into balls one tablespoon at a time, then roll in remaining 4 tablespoons of sugar.
  • 6

    Place dough balls on a parchment-lined baking sheet, leaving a couple of inches between each cookie.
  • 7

    Place cookie sheet directly on the grill grate and cook for about 10 minutes until they’re lightly browned but still soft in the center.
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  • 8

    Remove from the grill and let cool on a wire rack. Enjoy!

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