Decorated Spice Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by Kree

These cookies are a Christmas tradition in my household. I look forward to making them every year! I love the old-fashioned flavor. I saw a bunch of spice cookies on Zaar, but none quite like this. Cook time is if you bake about a dozen cookies at a time.

Top Review by Karen=^..^=

These are really great spice cookies! The dough was very easy to work with and the bake time was right on. When tasting them the same night I baked them, I thought they were a little bit bland. But, as in a lot of spice-based recipes, the next day the spices really came through and the cookies were excellent. We decorated them with confectioners' sugar icing and colored sugars and sprinkles, which added a needed sweetness. Thanks for sharing your favorite Christmas cookie recipe, Kree! P.S. I used butter instead of margarine, but otherwise didn't change a thing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together flour, ginger, cinnamon and cloves.
  2. Mix margarine and sugar until fluffy; stir in Karo syrup.
  3. Add dry ingredients.
  5. Roll out 1/8” thick on floured surface.
  6. Cut into shapes.
  7. Place on baking sheet.
  8. Bake in 350 degree F oven about 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  9. Cool and decorate.

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