Ginger Molasses Cookies

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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

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Not long ago, one of my bakers said to me, “You don’t like spices, do you?” We were talking about our favorite gingerbread and spice cake recipes, and I hastened to correct her, because I absolutely love spices in baking. Who can resist the charms of spicy ginger, warm cinnamon, sharp mace, or festive nutmeg? What I don’t like is when baked goods are smothered in spices to the point of nonrecognition. Is this apple pie I’m eating, or is it cinnamon pie laced with apples? Is this a warm piec