Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
Cream the butter and 1/2 cup coconut sugar in a mixing bowl.
Add in molasses and egg and stir until well combined.
In a separate bowl combine flour, baking soda and spices.
Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
Add the remaining 2 tbsp coconut sugar to a bowl.
Roll the cookie dough into 24 balls and roll each one in the coconut sugar.
Place 12 balls on a baking sheet and flatten firmly with the palm of your hand into a circle.
Bake in a preheated oven on the middle shelf for 10-12 minutes.
Repeat the process with the 12 other dough balls.
Let cool on sheet for 5 mins before removing to cool on a wire rack.