2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup milk
3 tablespoons molasses
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt in bowl. Add butter; beat at low speed until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1/3 cup crumb mixture for topping; set aside.
Stir in baking powder and baking soda to remaining crumb mixture. Beat at low speed until well mixed. Add milk and molasses; continue beating just until moistened. (Do not overmix.)
Divide dough into 16 pieces. Shape into 3/4-inch thick moons, stars, circles, etc. Place 2-inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
Bake 11-14 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. (Do not overbake.)
Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.
If desired, drizzle cakes with melted chocolate.