Moravian Ginger Cookies {Vegan}

Thin, crisp, ginger cookies stenciled with a dusting of powdered sugar.
Author Veg Life Staff


  • 1/3 C Molasses
  • 1/4 C Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 Tbl Brown Sugar Vegan
  • 1-1/4 C All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Ginger
  • Dash of Ground Cloves
  • Dash of Nutmeg
  • Dash of Allspice


  • Beat together the molasses, shortening and sugar. In another bowl. stir together the flour, baking soda, salt and spices. Beat half of the flour mixture into the molasses mixture. Work the remaining flour mixture in with your hands until well blended. Cover with plastic wrap and chill.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Roll out dough very thin, about 1/8". Cut into desired shapes and place on a silpat or parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 5-6 minutes, until lightly browned. Using cookie or cupcake stencils, dust lightly with powdered sugar.