Gather the ingredients - * Flour * Granulated sugar * Brown sugar * Molasses * Butter * Egg * Honey * Anise extract * Baking soda * Spices - cinnamon, cardamom, allspice, nutmeg, cloves, pepper, ginger * Powdered sugar
In a small saucepan, combine butter, molasses, and honey over medium heat. Once the butter has melted, remove from heat and let cool.
Add egg and anise extract to butter mixture. Stir and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, white sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, cardamom, allspice, nutmeg, cloves, ground pepper, ground ginger, and salt.
Add dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir until well combined.
Cover dough with plastic wrap and let cool in a fridge for 2-3 hours.
Roll cookie dough into 1" balls and place on cookie sheet.
Bake for 12-13 minutes or until cooked through.
Once cookies have cooled, roll in powdered sugar and serve.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.