1 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp ground allspice
1/4 tsp ground cloves
4 tbsp butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup sugar, plus extra for rolling
1 egg white
4 tbsp blackstrap molasses*
In a big bowl, whisk to combine the flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, allspice, and cloves.
In another bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until combined. Add the egg white and whip until smooth, then add the molasses. Mix in your dry ingredients until the flour just disappears. Use a cookie scoop to portion out the cookie dough into 12 balls, and roll them in granulated sugar. Bake the cookies for 13-15 minutes, then allow to cool. These cookies freeze well after being baked (and I will eat them straight out of the freezer).