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       Title: Spice Cookies with Candied Ginger
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
   1 3/4 c  Plus 2  teaspoons  all-purpo
            -se flour
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Salt
     3/4 c  (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted
            -butter -- room  temp.
     1/2 c  Plus 2  teaspoons  sugar
       3 ts Finely chopped crystallized
            -ginger (about
       1 lg Egg white
       2 ts Dark corn syrup
   1 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon
       1 ts Ground ginger
       1 ts Ground cloves
            Sugar
            Powdered sugar
  
   Recipe by: blau@diphda.crd.ge.com (lauren h halverson)
   Position rack in center if oven and preheat to 350 degrees. Grease heavy
   large cookie sheets. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.
   Beat butter, 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp. sugar and crystallized ginger in another
   bowl until fluffy. At low speed, beat in egg white, corn syrup, cinnamon,
   ground ginger, and cloves. Add dry ingredients and beat just until moist
   clumps form. Press mixture together to form smooth dough.Form level tbsp.
   of dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in sugar and place on
   prepared cookie sheet, 2 inches apart. Dip bottom of glass into sugar.
   Press cookies to 2 1/2 inch rounds with glass, dipping glass into sugar
   before each pressing. Bake until cookies are light brown, about 13
   minutes.
   Let cookies stand on baking sheet 5 minutes. Transfer to rack and cool
   completely. sift powdered sugar over half of each cookie. (Can be prepared
   ahead. Wrap airtight and let stand at room temp 1 week or freeze 1 month.)
  
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