- 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 cups cane syrup
- 1/2 cup boiling water
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 6 1/2 to 7 cups all-purpose flour
- Sifted powdered sugar
How to Make It
Cream butter; gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add next 6 ingredients, beating until smooth.
Add flour, 1/2 cup at a time, beating well after each addition (dough will be stiff ) . Press dough into 6- x 1 1/2-inch rectangles. Carefully transfer to un-greased cookie sheets. Bake at 300° for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove to wire racks, and sprinkle with powdered sugar.