Sugar and Spice Cookies


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon allspice
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar, for sifting


  1. Preheat oven to 375º F and prepare two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl mix the softened butter, sugar, egg, and molasses until well combined.
  3. In another bowl, shift together the flour, baking soda, salt, and allspice. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet mixture, mixing constantly, until well combined.
  4. Using your hands, roll out small balls, about the size of a walnut.
  5. Place cookies on the baking sheets and bake for 10-15 minutes. Remove cookies from oven and with a sifter lightly powder the tops of the cookies with powdered sugar.