250 grams butter
1 cup brown sugar
They are delicious on their own, or one of my particular favourites is sandwiching a big scoop of vanilla ice cream between two for dessert. Allow enough time for the dough to sit overnight and you’ll be rewarded with a mellow, spicy treat. They keep fresh for up to a week in an airtight container.
Preheat oven to 175˚C.
Beat the butter and sugar until pale and creamy. Add the egg, mixing well, then beat in the molasses and vanilla.
Sift the flour, baking powder and spices together and add to the butter mixture ...