This molasses cookie recipe dates back to colonial New England and includes allspice, cinnamon, raisins, and walnuts.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In a medium sized bowl combine the flour baking soda cinnamon and allspice.
In a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium cream the sugar and butter until light yellow and fluffy.
Add the molasses egg whites and egg; beat well.
Using a wooden spoon stir in flour mixture until flour disappears.
Fold in raisins and nuts.
Drop by tablespoons 2 inches apart onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake 8-9 minutes.
Lightly sift confectioners’ sugar over if you like.