1 ½ cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground cloves
½ teaspoon ground ginger
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Unwrap some pumpkin spice Kisses and put them in the freezer to get them nice and cold.
Mix together the sugar and spices for rolling the cookies in later and set aside.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add vanilla and eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
In a smaller bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves, allspice and ginger. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until combines.
Shape the dough into tablespoon sized balls. Roll them in your prepared sugar mixture. Place on baking sheet and flatten slightly. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until tops start to crack and bottom is golden brown.
Remove from oven and let them cool 3 to 5 minutes on the baking sheet. Transfer the cookies to a plate. Push one of the frozen kisses into the middle of the cookie. Put the plate of cookies right into the refrigerator for about 10 minutes so the kisses don’t melt!
Look at that sugar sparkle!
See, the kiss gets slightly melty!