1991 3rd Place: Christmas Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Servings: 12

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preparation Time: 30 min
  2. Chilling Time: Overnight
  3. Cooking Time: 10minutes
  4. 1. Cream butter and sugar in large mixer bowl with electric mixer.
  5. Beat in egg till light. Stir in corn syrup, orange rind and water.
  6. Mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt. Stir into butter mix to create a dough. Divide dough in half. Wrap in wax paper and chill overnight.
  7. 2. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Have lightly greased baking sheets ready.
  8. 3. Roll out one piece of dough at a time on a lightly floured surface or possibly between sheets of floured wax paper to 1/8 -inch thickness. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Place on baking sheets, leaving 2 inches between each cookie. Bake till golden brown, 8 to 10 min. Transfer to wire racks to cold.
  9. 4. For icing, mix egg white and almond extract in small bowl till frothy. Stir in confectioners' sugar till mix is a drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cookies. Let stand till icing sets. Store covered.
  10. Note:This recipe uses raw egg white. Cases of salmonella poisoning have been traced to raw Large eggs, although this is rare and usually associated with the yolks.
  11. These orange-flavored ginger cookies captured third place for Janis C. Peterson of Geneva, Illinois. The rolled, cutout cookies are easy to bake, have a delicious combination of fresh tastes and are sure to bring pleasure to the recipients.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 159g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 630  
Calories from Fat 148 23%
Total Fat 16.88g 21%
Saturated Fat 10.03g 40%
Trans Fat 0.06g  
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 274mg 11%
Potassium 107mg 3%
Total Carbs 111.28g 30%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 9%
Sugars 47.21g 31%
Protein 9.04g 14%
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