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       Title: 1986 Winner: Sirups Kager (Danish Brown Spice Cookies)
  Categories: Cookies, Holiday
       Yield: 60 servings
  
       1 c  Butter or margarine
            -(softened)
       1 c  Sugar
       1 c  Dark corn syrup
       2 ts Cinnamon
       1 ts Ground cloves
     1/2 ts Baking soda mixed with
            1 ts water
            Flour (3 3/4 to 4 cups)
  
     Preparation time: 45 minutes Chilling time: One hour Baking time: 8
     to 10 minutes
   
       1. Cream butter or margarine with sugar and corn syrup. Stir in
     cinnamon, cloves and baking soda mixture. Add flour a little at a
     time, mixing well after each addition until stiff dough forms. Cover
     dough and refrigerate until firm.
       2. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Roll dough to  1/8-inch thickness on
     floured surface. Cut with cookie cutters into reindeer or desired
     shapes. Or roll dough into logs about 1-inch in diameter and slice
     crosswise into 1-inch-thick rounds.
       3. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets until lightly browned, about 8
     to 10 minutes.
       Sirups kager, a Danish spice cookie “as brown as a reindeer,” was a
     humble but coveted Christmas prize enjoyed by her grandfather in
     Denmark, writes our contest winner, Julie K. Cook, of Chicago. from
     the Chicago Tribune annual Food Guide Holiday Cookie Contest December
     4, 1986
  
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