2/3 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup molasses
2 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
Mix together butter and sugar in a large bowl.
Add the molasses and the egg and stir until creamy.
Sift together flour, baking soda, and pumpkin pie spice in a separate bowl.
Add to molasses mixture a little at a time while stirring.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll the dough balls in some sugar on a plate.
Bake 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
Cool 1 minute, sprinkle more sugar on top.
Then cool on a wire rack.
Store in an airtight container. Makes 3 doz. cookies.