Saturday, October 1, 2011

Cookie of the Week- Brown Sugar Spice

Perfect time for afternoon tea!  I am feeling much better today.  So much so, I made cookies.  Of course now I just want to rest.  This is my recipe for Brown Sugar Spice Cookies.  When fall hits I crave spice cookies.  This one has a sugar cookie base, made with....brown sugar.  I prefer them cut into small cookies, the kids prefer them large :)

These can be made into drop cookies or freezer cookies.

This is what you need:

Brown Sugar Spice Cookies

2/3 c. butter
3/4 c. packed dark brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. self-rising flour
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ginger
1/8 tsp ground cloves
Course sugar to decorate, optional

1.  Beat butter and sugar until smooth, scraping sides of mixer.  Beat in egg and vanilla.  Beat in flour and spices, a little at a time, until mixed well.  You might need to move to stirring by hand if you don't use a stand up mixer.

2.  Place the dough on surface covered with plastic wrap.  Form into a disk, wrap, and chill for 1 - 3 hours.  This dough is very sticky, the longer it sits in the refrigerator the better.  If you plan on making drop cookies skip this part.

3.  On a lightly floured surface take half of the dough and roll out.  Using cookie cutters, cut out shapes and place them on a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper.  Sprinkle with sugar.  Bake for 7-10 minutes, depending on size.

4.  Cool on a rack and then eat ;)

This recipe makes about 2 1/2 dozen cookies. 

Hope you enjoy.

1 comment:

Christine's Pantry said...

Easy and tasty! Love cookies.