Christmas Spice Cookies Recipe

3/4 cup Sugar
2/3 cup Butter or margarine — soften
1/4 cup Orange juice
1/2 cup Dark corn syrup
1/2 cup Dark molasses
4 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
3/4 cup Whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons Ground ginger
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon Ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon Ground allspice

In a mixing bowl, cream sugar and butter. Blend in orange juice, corn syrup and molasses. Combine flours, giner, baking soda, salt, cloves, nutmeg and allspice. Add to creamed mixture; mix well. Chill 3-4 hours or overnight. Roll a portion of the dough on a lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Place 2-inches apart on greased baking sheets. Repeat with remaining dough. Bake 350~ for 12-14 minutes. Cookies will be soft and chewy if bakes 12 minutes–crunch if baked longer. Yield 6-7 dozen.

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