No-Chill Gingerbread Roll Out Cookies

A roll-out gingerbread dough that you don't have to chill prior to using! (But you can chill it if needed, up to 1 week)

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 4 dozen cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter (unsalted)
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 tbsp Gingerbread Spice Mix (find the recipe here:
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 cups flour (may need slightly more, depending on dough)


  1. Cream together the butter and shortening with the sugar with a mixer.

  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  3. Add the molasses and beat until combined.

  4. Mix in the spice and salt.

  5. Add the flour, one cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Dough should hold its shape when rolled into a ball.

  6. Roll out on a lightly floured surface, cut into shapes.

  7. Bake for 6-7 minutes.