Spice Cookies Recipe
- 1 ½ cups white sugar
- 1 cup butter
- 2 eggs
- 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup dried currants
- 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
- 1 cup milk, or as needed
step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
step 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.
step 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.
step 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.