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Christmas Spice Cookies
Submitted by Keldon C. See all of Keldon C.'s recipes. | November 28th, 2022
Ingredients are for 72 Cookies.
Scale It
Amount Unit Ingredient
4 1/2 cups
3/4 cup
2 teaspoons
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
2/3 cup
3/4 cup
1/4 cup
1/2 cup
1/2 cup

Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C / Gas Mark 4

Combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, ground ginger, baking soda, salt, ground cloves, ground nutmeg and ground allspice. Stir to incorporate. Set aside.

With an electric mixer, in a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Blend in orange juice, corn syrup, dark molasses and mix well.

Add the flour mixture you prepared previously.

Mix until completely incorporated.

With your hands, pat into a ball, cover with plastic wrap, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 3 to 4 hours or overnight.

Roll a portion of the dough on a lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into the shapes you desire.

Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets.

Repeat with remaining dough.

Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 12 to 14 minutes.

These Spice Cookies will be soft and chewy if baked 12 minutes

If you like your cookies crunchie bake a little longer.

Submitted by Keldon C. See all my recipes. | November 28th, 2022

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