In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, with a stand mixer or electric mixer, beat together butter and sugar on medium speed for about one minute. Add the eggs and molasses and beat on medium until combined.
Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour, up to three days.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees and cover two baking sheets with parchment paper. Place about 1/2 cup sugar in a bowl.
Roll dough into one inch in balls. Roll in granulated sugar and place about 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake from 8-10 minutes, until cookies start to crinkle on top. Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet for 3 minutes. Transfer to baking rack and let cool completely.