Preheat your oven to 350°F. Line sheet pans with parchment paper or a silicon baking mat.
Divide the dough in half, and wrap well. Refrigerate for 1 hour up to 8 hours.
Whisk together baking powder and baking soda into the flour and then slowly stir these dry ingredients into the molasses mixture.
Cream together butter and brown sugar until fluffy, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add in molasses and mix until well-combined. Mix in cinnamon, ginger, cloves, espresso powder, vanilla and the egg until well-combined.