Orange Spice Cookies

Rolled and Sliced Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg and syrup, beating until well blended. Combine four. soda, and spices. Add to creamed mixture; mix well. Stir in orange rind.

Shape dough into 2 rolls, 1 inch in diameter. Wrap in waxed paper; chill overnight. Remove waxed paper, and cut into 1/8 inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 400° for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove to wire racks.

Yield: about 8 dozen.


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