- 3 1/2 c
- sifted all purpose flour
- 1/4 tsp
- 1/2 tsp
- baking soda
- 1 c
- butter (or margarine)
- 3/4 c
- karo syrup (light or dark)
- 1/2 c
- sugar (granulated or brown)
Add syrup and sugar.
Add sifted dry ingredients and mix thoroughly with hands until stiff dough is formed.
Wrap in waxed paper, chill in refrigerator 3 or 4 hours until firm enough to slice.
Place on greased cookie sheet.
Bake in a hot oven (400 F) for 10 minutes
COCONUT: add 1 cup after sugar.
SPICE: add 1 teaspoon each cinnamon, cloces, allspice, nutmeg and sift with dry ingredients.
FRUIT AND SPICE: combine spices and chopped fruit.
RAISIN AND SPICE: combine spices and 1 cup raisins.