Dark, rich, gooey spiced cookies topped with sweet, creamy vanilla frosting. In regards to molasses cookies, it really can’t get much better than this. Spiked with cinnamon, clove, ginger and allspice, these cookies get their deep, dark color and flavor from a 1/2 cup of unsulphered molasses. I just love the way the molasses pours from the measuring cup into the mixing bowl. A slow stream of seemingly molten deliciousness. These cookies are just one of the many that can be found in Stacy Adimando’s Cookiepedia. Offering a wide range of recipes, The Cookiepedia is a great resource for beginners and seasoned cookie bakers. What I really love about the book is that it provides variations for each cookie recipe. Spreading a thin layer of creamy vanilla frosting on these classic molasses cookies elevates them from yum to o.m.g. yum. I’m giving away 5 copies of The Cookiepedia below. Continue reading for the recipe and giveaway deets.