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                           GRANNY'S SPICE COOKIES
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      cup           Butter or margarine -- softene
    1 1/2  cups          Sugar
    1                    Egg -- lightly beaten
    2      tablespoons   Corn syrup -- light
    2      tablespoons   Orange peel -- grated
    1      tablespoon    Cold water
    3 1/4  cups          All-purpose flour
    2      teaspoons     Baking soda
    2      teaspoons     Ground cinnamon
    1      teaspoon      Ground ginger
      1/2  teaspoon      Ground cloves
                         Red hot candies
                         Nonpareils -- and/ or
 Recipe by: Taste of Home Magazine, December/January 1994 Preparation Time: 2:00 
   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 1/8-inch thickness. Cu into desired
 shapes. Place on greased baking sheets.
 Decorate as desired. B at 375' for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned.
   Shown with sprinkles lightly over, a red dot in center. A hole close to top
 with ribbon in hung on the tree, or laying on a plate. Cut with a scalloped
 biscuit cutter.
  Article: Favorites from Grandma’s Pantry Submitted by Valerie Hudson, IA 
   Her comments: Granny always had a batch of these delicious, crispy cookies
 waiting for us at her home.
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