Spice Cookie Recipe

Ingredients – Makes 3 dozen

2 1/2 cups flour

2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. cloves

1/2 tsp. allspice

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. ginger

3/4 cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1/4 cup molasses

Confectioners sugar


• Sift flour, baking soda, cloves, allspice, cinnamon, and ginger on a sheet of waxed paper.

• In a medium bowl (kitchen aid mixer bowl is preferable) beat butter, sugar, and egg until light and fluffy

• Beat in flour mixture alternately with molasses. Beat well after each addition.

• Refrigerate dough covered, 1 hour

• Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

• Preheat oven to 375.

• Shape dough in 1/2 inch balls and roll in confectioners sugar. Place on cookie sheet 1 inch apart.

• Bake 8-10 minutes until light brown around the edges

• Let cool for 3-5 minutes and sprinkle with confectioners sugar