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Swedish Ginger Cookies (Papparkakor)

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Grated orange peel 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Dark corn syrup 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Sifted enriched flour 3 1⁄4 Cup (52 tbs)
  Soda 2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Blanched almonds 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Thoroughly cream the butter and sugar.
Add egg and beat till light and fluffy.
Add orange peel, corn syrup, and water; mix well.
Sift together dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture.
Chill dough thoroughly.
On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/2 inch.
Gut in desired shapes with floured cooky cutter.
Place 1 inch apart on un-greased baking sheet.
Top each cooky with blanched almond half .
Bake in moderate oven (375°) 8 to 10 minutes.
Cool on rack.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Butter
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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