I am making Swedish Ginger Cookies and it call for Dark Corn Syrup. Is there something I can substitute with?e

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RECIPE FOR: Swedish Ginger Cookies
SOURCE: Sister Judy

PREPARATION TIME: 15 min SERVINGS: 8 doz.
PREHEAT OVEN: 375 degrees
INGREDIENTS:
• 1 cup butter • 3½ tbsp. grated orange peel
• 1½ cup sugar • 2 tbsp. dark Corn syrup… is there a substitute for corn syrup?
• 1 egg • 1 tbsp. water
• 2 tsp. Cinnamon • 3 ½ cups sifted flour
• 1 tsp. Ginger • 2 tsp. soda
• ½ tsp. ground cloves
PREPARATION:
Thoroughly cream butter and sugar. Add egg
and beat until light and fluffy. Add orange peel,
corn syrup and water. Sift dry ingredients and
mix into creamed mixture. Chill thoroughly.
Roll out dough and cut out shapes.
Bake on ungreased cookie sheets
for 8-10 minutes at 375 degrees.

  • Posted by: jan
  • November 19, 2018
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Ella Quittner
Ella Quittner November 19, 2018

Hi Jan,

You should be able to swap in honey, or light brown corn syrup with a touch of molasses.

Ella

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Smaug November 19, 2018

There are some pretty good alternatives- honey, maple syrup, agave syrup- they all have distinctive flavors. I believe they all contain more moisture than corn syrup, and the cookies could be very slightly puffier, but you should be fine structurally.

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