Just Slightly Adapted From Gourmet Today
*2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
*2 tsp. baking powder
*1 tsp. ground cinnamon
*3/4 tsp. ground ginger
*1/2 tsp. ground allspice
*1/2 tsp. salt
*8 Tbsp. butter, softened
*1 cup packed brown sugar
*2 large eggs
*1/2 cup molasses
About 1/3 cup coarse sugar or granulated sugar
*Preheat oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
*Whisk together flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and salt in a bowl.
*Beat together butter and brown sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium high speed for two minutes, until pale and fluffy. Add egg and molasses, beating until combined. Reduce speed to low and mix in flour mixture.
*With wet hands, roll heaping teaspoons of dough into 2-inch balls, then dip balls in sugar and arrange them 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
cookies, one sheet at a time, for 10 minutes. Cool cookies on sheets
for 1 minute, then transfer to racks to cool completely.