Candied Christmas Cookies
|Flour||2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Grated nutmeg||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Powdered cardamom||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Finely chopped mixed candied fruits||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped nutmeats||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Corn syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Grated lemon rind||1 Teaspoon|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
Preheat oven to 400 F Sift together flour, soda, and spices.
Stir in candied fruits and nuts.
Add corn syrup, sugar, lemon juice, and rind to egg; mix well.
Add flour and-fruit mixture; mix well.
Cut rounds of waxed paper, about 4 inches in diameter; grease them; put onto greased baking sheets about 2 inches apart.
Put tablespoon of dough on each round of paper; spread to within 1/4 inch of outer edge of paper.
Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned and firm to touch.
When cold, decorate as desired with plain or chocolate glaze, cherries, nuts, etc.