- 1 1/4 cup (3 dl) sugar
- 1/2 cup (1 dl) dark corn syrup (or Swedish ljus sirap)
- 1/2 cup (1 dl) water
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1 tsp ground cloves
- 1 3/4 stick (200 g) butter
- 4 cups (10 dl) all-purpose flour
- 1 tbsp baking soda (or 2 tbsp baking powder)
Mix sugar, syrup and water and bring to a boil.
Stir in spices and butter, then cool to room temperature.
Mix flour and baking soda/powder, then stir in wet ingredients to combine.
Cover with plastic and refrigerate for at least one day.
Working with about a fist-sized ball of dough at a time, roll out thinly on a lightly floured surface. Cut out shapes and transfer to lined baking sheets.
Bake at 400°F (200°C) until edges begin to brown, about 5 minutes.
Allow to cool on a rack uncovered, then store in airtight containers.