Decorated Spice Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by Kree6528

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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