Brown Sugar Cookies
|Packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dark corn syrup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
In a 1-quart saucepan combine the brown sugar, corn syrup, and butter or margarine.
Bring to boiling; boil 5 minutes.
In a small bowl beat together the eggs and milk.
Stir together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg.
In a large bowl combine the brown sugar mixture, egg mixture, and dry ingredients; mix well.
Chill thoroughly (at least 2 hours).
Roll the dough to 1/8 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
Cut the dough with small fancy-shaped cookie cutters.
Sprinkle each cookie with a small amount of granulated sugar.
Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 400° for 5 to 6 minutes.