Cream butter and sugar; add egg and beat till light and fluffy.
Add orange peel, corn syrup; add water and mix well.
Sift dry ingredients together; stir into creamed mixture.
On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/4" thickness.
Cut with floured cookie cutters.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet; bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minute.
Cool on rack.