Here's another recipe that I can't remember where it came from. Please let me know if it's yours so I can give you credit.
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 c. butter, softened
2 3/4 c. flour
2 tsp. cream of tarter
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
3 Tbsp. molasses
1/4 c. flour
1/2 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/3 c. sugar
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment.
Combine cinnamon dough ingredients. Beat on low until well mixed.
Divide in half and place in separate bowls.
Set one aside.
To second bowl, add molasses; mix well.
Add flour, ginger and cloves. Beat on low until mixed well.
Twist 3/4" pieces of each dough together; roll into a swirled ball - about 1 1/4".
Roll in sugar
Place 2" apart on cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
Cool 2 minutes on the pan; transfer to rack.