Brown Sugar Spice Cookies
Sunflower or corn oil
Packed dark brown sugar
Pure vanilla extract
Sliced almonds, approx.
Preheat oven to 350. Onto a piece of waxed paper, sift flour and
In a large mixing bowl beat margarine, sugar, cinnamon, ginger and
vanilla until blended. Beat in egg. Turn mixer to low speed and
gradually add flour mixture.
Shape dough into about 32 1-inch balls. Arrange 1 inch apart, on
lightly greased baking sheet. With wet fork, flatten to about 3/8
inch thick. Press a sliced almond sideways into the center of each
Bake 12 minutes. Remove to rack to cool.
Place chocolate in zip-top plastic sandwich bag; seal bag. Place in
boiling water until chocolate melts. Snip a tiny hole in corner of
bag and drizzle chocolate over cookies. Freeze five minutes or until
chocolate is firm.
About 32 cookies.