Granny's spice cookies

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter or margarine; softened
1½ cup Sugar
1 \N Egg; lightly beaten
2 tablespoons Corn syrup; light
2 tablespoons Orange peel; grated
1 tablespoon Cold water
3¼ cup All-purpose flour
2 teaspoons Baking soda
2 teaspoons Ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon Ground ginger
½ teaspoon Ground cloves
\N \N DECORATIONS; optional
\N \N Springles
\N \N Sugar
\N \N Red hot candies

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg, corn syrup, orange peel and cold water. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and cloves; ad to creamed mixture and mix well. Chill for at least an hour. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough, a portion at a time, to ⅛-inch thickness.

Cut into desired shapes. Place on greased baking sheets. Decorate as desired. Bake at 375 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned.

NOTES From Valerie Hudson of Iowa, who submitted these, "Granny always had a batch of these delicious, crispy cookies waiting for us at her home." From Mary Spero: I always use butter. Delicious! Source: Taste of Home Magazine, December/January, 1994, Article: Favorites from Grandma's Pantry Me ke aloha, Mary

Recipe by: Valerie Hudson

Posted to TNT Recipes Digest by MarySpero@... (MS MARY E SPERO) on Feb 24, 1998

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