Veeerrrrrry soft. Chewy outsides. They may have been underbaked when I made them, but Priscilla had one and she says that's how it is. Ok! That's good enough for me!
2 1/4 C flourPreheat oven to 350 degrees.
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp all spice
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 C sugar (+1/2 C for rolling)
1 1/2 sticks of butter
1/3 C brown sugar
1 large egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 C light molasses, unsulphured
Whisk flour, baking soda, spices and salt until thoroughly combined.
Beat butter with the brown sugar and 1/3 C sugar until fluffy. Add yolk, molasses and vanilla and beat together.
Using a tablespoon or a scooper, roll balls in the sugar to coat. Bake for 10 minutes. Do not over bake, the centers will be soft! = Don't eat them until they are completely cooled!