Combine all dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Measure out
molasses and set aside. In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment,
cream together butter and brown sugar. Scrape down sides, and add egg and vanilla.
Add dry ingredients to the stand mixer a little at a time, then add the
molasses. Scrape down sides one more time to make sure everything is mixed
Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper and use a 1 ounce
cookie scoop to scoop dough into balls. In a separate bowl, place ½ cup of sugar.
Roll balls in your hands to smooth them out then roll in the sugar to coat.
Place cookies 2 inches apart from each other. Repeat with the rest of the dough.
Once all rolled out, place cookie sheets into the freezer for 10 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F while dough is chilling.
Bake cookies for 10 minutes, rotating the pan half way through.
Cool completely, and enjoy!