2 Cups flour
2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup butter or shortening
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar (can use all white if you don’t have brown)
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses (in Latvia you can use iesala extract or dark cane syrup)

Cream butter and sugar. Stir in eggs and spices. Add remaining ingredients. Roll balls in sugar before baking.Bake on greased baking sheet or sheet covered with baking paper.

Bake for 8 minutes.