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Spice Cookies

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe was my mother's grandmother's recipe. Spicy soft cookies with currants. Originally from England. Enjoy, they won't last long."
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Ingredients

26 m servings 110
Original recipe yields 48 servings (4 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
  2. Combine sugar, butter, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves in a bowl; beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Combine flour, currants, and baking soda in a separate bowl. Stir into the butter mixture alternately with tablespoons of milk until the flour is fully incorporated.
  3. Drop spoonfuls of batter onto the prepared baking sheets. Press down lightly with a fork. Dip fork in sugar or water if it sticks.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes. Let stand on the baking sheets for 1 minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • More milk will make a softer, cake-like cookie.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 110 calories; 4.3 16.8 1.7 18 72 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

We have changed the amount of milk called for in the ingredients from 1/4 cup to 1 cup as per the original recipe submission. We hope this helps! - The Staff

Most helpful critical review

Something is seriously wrong with this recipe. I had to add at least 4 times as much milk as it called for. It got to the point that I was just pouring it in and not even measuring it because ...

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We have changed the amount of milk called for in the ingredients from 1/4 cup to 1 cup as per the original recipe submission. We hope this helps! - The Staff

Something is seriously wrong with this recipe. I had to add at least 4 times as much milk as it called for. It got to the point that I was just pouring it in and not even measuring it because ...

Thanks goodness my printer malfunctioned the first time I looked at this recipie. I followed the revised instructions exactly and the result was a very nice cookie, not too sweet, not too spicy...

Thank you so much for this recipe. I made them for Mother's Day. The recipe made alot of cookies and the plate was empty at the end of the cook out we had for my mother, not to mention the "mi...

I just made these cookies. This is just the recipe I have been looking for. Just like the ones my Aunt used to make us all the time. I am going to add more raisins though. Very good!

Outstanding recipe - EXACTLY what I was looking for! I read the comments about the milk and found that only 1/2 cup gave me the perfect consistency.

These cookies turned out very well. We used these with my daughter's girl scout troop as part of earning a badge and they enjoyed making them as well as eating them! I wasn't able to locate cu...

Good cookie, I used 3/4 cup of milk and a lot more raisins. When I make it again I'm going to top them with a glaze, that will be the finishing touch they needs.

This recipe is great! Just the right amount of spice and just chewy enough. I added ground ginger, which worked well.