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Belgian   -   Flemish Spice Cookies   adapted from Everybody Eats Well In Belgium

  • 1 Stick Unsalted Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Cake Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 1 Pinch Nutmeg
  • 1 Pinch Ground Cloves
Directions Beat the butter and sugar in mixing bowl with a wire whisk or mixer until light and fluffy abut 5 minutes. Stir in egg. Sift the flours together with the remaining ingredients. stir the flour mixture into the creamed butter. Stir into a smooth dough. Roll into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 12 hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 cookie sheets with aluminum foil and butter the foil generously. Roll out the dough 1/8 inch thick between 2 sheets of plastic wrap. If dough becomes sticky, put in freezer for a few minutes. Cut dough into 3X2 inch rectangles. Place them 1 inch apart on the cookie sheets. Bake until a golden brown, 10-12 minutes.
Serves 10
Time to Make 0:00

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