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Piparkakut

Piparkakut Recipe

Makes about 200

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups margarine

1/4 cups sugar

3 eggs

1 cup dark corn syrup

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons ground ginger

2 teaspoons ground cloves

1 tablespoon grated orange rind

7 cups white flour

3 teaspoons baking soda

Method

Boil the syrup and spices, add the margarine and beat until the mixture is cool.

Mix the
soda in with part of the flour and then combine with the syrup-margarine mixture.

In a
separate bowl, beat together the eggs and sugar. Add the whipped eggs and the
rest of the
flour. Do not knead the final mixture.
Cover the dough with plastic wrap and
leave
overnight in a cool place.
Preheat oven to 400 F.
Roll out the dough, cut up
into shapes
with cookie cutters and bake the cookies in the oven until golden brown (approximately
8
minutes).
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