Recipe number 117 is

1995 1st Place: Swedish Spice Cookies

The ingredients are:
2 1/4 cup All-purpose flour, sifted before measuring 2 tsp Baking soda 1 tsp Ground cloves 1 tsp Ground ginger 1 tsp Ground cinnamon 1 tsp Ground salt 3/4 cup Unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cup Sugar 1 Egg 1/4 cup Molasses

The recipe yield is:
60 Servings

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Have ungreased baking sheet(s) ready. Sift together the flour, baking soda, spices and salt; set aside. 2. Beat the butter and 1 cup of the granulated sugar in large bowl of an electric mixer on high speed until light, 1 minute. Add the egg and molasses; mix well. Stop the mixer and add the flour mixture. Mix just until combined. 3. Using about 1 1/2 teaspoons dough for each, roll dough into balls. Roll in the remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar so they are fully coated. Arrange on baking sheet, spacing them 2 inches apart. If you prefer a thin, crisp cookie, they may be flattened with a glass that has been dipped in sugar. 4. Bake until set, 9 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool. First-place winner in the 1995 Chicago Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest: by Colleen Ries

Cookies; Holiday

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