1986 Winner Sirups Kager (Danish Brown Spice Cookies)

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Title: 1986 Winner Sirups Kager (Danish Brown Spice Cookies)
Yield: 60 Servings
Categories: Cookies, Holiday


1 c Butter or margarine
1 c Sugar
1 c Dark corn syrup
2 ts Cinnamon
1 ts Ground cloves
1/2 ts Baking soda mixed with
1 ts water
Flour (3 3/4 to 4 cups)

Preparation time: 45 minutes Chilling time: One hour Baking time: 8 to 10

1. Cream butter or margarine with sugar and corn syrup. Stir in cinnamon,
cloves and baking soda mixture. Add flour a little at a time, mixing well
after each addition until stiff dough forms. Cover dough and refrigerate
until firm.

2. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness on floured
surface. Cut with cookie cutters into reindeer or desired shapes. Or roll
dough into logs about 1-inch in diameter and slice crosswise into
1-inch-thick rounds.

3. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets until lightly browned, about 8 to 10

Sirups kager, a Danish spice cookie "as brown as a reindeer," was a
humble but coveted Christmas prize enjoyed by her grandfather in Denmark,
writes our contest winner, Julie K. Cook, of Chicago. from the Chicago
Tribune annual Food Guide Holiday Cookie Contest December 4, 1986
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #340

From: Linda Place

Date: Thu, 12 Dec 1996 11:32:57 +0000