Christmas Ginger Snaps

Classic Christmas cut-outs promise to delight all.


  • 2/3 cup brown sugar or white sugar
  • 2/3 cup dark brown corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 3/4 tablespoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 4 1/2 cups flour, sifted


Pre-heat the oven to 325°F.

Heat the sugar, syrup and spices to boiling point. 

Add the baking soda and pour the mixture over butter in a bowl. Stir until the butter melts.

Add the egg and sifted flour and blend thoroughly. 

Knead on a baking board. 


Roll out the dough to approximately 1/4-inch thick and cut with fancy cutters. 

Place the cookies on a greased baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.

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