Dutch spiced cookies (Speculaas)

Tags: biscuit
. 5 steps
2 cups brown sugar   cream Dust cookie molds with flour, press dough in with fingers, level it off; turn board over and bang on the counter so the cookie drops out. Place on baking tray and bake in moderate oven 10–12 minutes.
1 1/2 cups butter
approx 4 cups flour   mix, adding enough flour to form a very stiff dough
1 egg beaten
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon ginger