Adapted from Didi Emmons
6 tablespoons softened butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar (plus more later)
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1 egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon allspice (plus more later)
pinch of salt
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup all purpose flourPreheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine butter and both sugars until light and fluffy. Stir in egg yolk. Add allspice, salt, soda, and flour. Form cookie dough into one inch balls. In a small bowl combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1/8 teaspoon allspice. Roll cookies in sugar mixture. Place on cookie sheet and flatten slightly with hand. Bake at 350 degrees6-8 minutes, or until puffed in the center and crinkled on the edges.
*Makes about 16 cookies.
If you like Allspice these are a yummy fall treat and a good variation on ginger snaps. Some of my kids loved them, others did not.