Preheat the oven to 200°C.
Mix flour and baking powder in a bowl.
In another bowl, mix sugar, egg, butter and spices.
Stir the flour into the sugar-egg-butter mix the shortcrust to a smooth dough. If necessary, add more flour.
Leave the dough for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
Place dough on a sheet of baking paper, lay another sheet of baking paper on top and roll our thinly. Cut into desired shapes or use cookie cutters.
Bake the cookies until lightly golden. (10 minutes)