Granny's splce cookles

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter or margarine --
Softened
1½ cup Sugar
1 Egg -- lightly beaten
2 tablespoons Light corn syrup
2 tablespoons Grated orange peel
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
Red hot candies, nonpareils
And/orsprinkle

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; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Chill for at least 1 hour, On a lightly floured surface, roll dough, a portion at a time, to ⅛-in. thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Place on greased baking sheets. Decorate as desired. Bake at 375 deg. for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Yield: about 4 dozen (3 inch cookies).

Recipe By : Taste of Home

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