Recipe by Dancer

These cookies have a spicy flavor and a crackled top. I just finished making them and the house smells like a gingerbread house.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine sugar and butter in large mixer bowl.
  3. Beat at medium speed until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).
  4. Add egg, corn syrup and vanilla.
  5. Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes).
  6. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt and cloves.
  7. Continue beating until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).
  8. Roll dough into 1-inch balls.
  9. Roll balls in sugar.
  10. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  11. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly golden.
  12. Cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheets.

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