• 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp mace
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • pinch salt
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup molasses

Preheat oven to 350°.

Sift together dry ingredients.  Cream sugars and butter. Add molasses. Add eggs one at a time.

Mix in flour.  Divide dough in half.  With floured hands, shape into logs.  Place on parchment-lined cookie sheets and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Cool completely.  Slice into 1/2″ slices and toast on both sides in 350° oven for another 15 or so minutes.