03/13/2009 20:09 ● Published by Anonymous
Combine flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon and cloves in a medium bowl; set aside.
Beat butter and 1 cup sugar in a large bowl with mixer at medium-high speed until well mixed. Beat in egg and corn syrup until smooth. Stir in flour mixture.
Chill dough 1 hour, or until easy to handle.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in 1/3 to ½ cup sugar. Place balls 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets.
Bake in preheated 350ºF oven for 9 to 11 minutes or just until golden around edges. Cool on wire racks.
Recipe tips: To speed chilling, place dough in freezer for 15 to 30 minutes. Double this recipe to feed a crowd!