Danish Ginger Star

1 cup butter
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup light brown sugar, packed
â…“ cup molasses
â…” cup light corn syrup
4½ cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon each ginger and cinnamon
½ teaspoon cloves thin
confectioners’ sugar frosting

Cream butter and sugars together. Add molasses and corn syrup; mix well. Add sifted, dry ingredients; knead until smooth. Chill several hours until firm enough to roll. Roll out on lightly floured board to less than â…›-inch thickness. Cut with floured 2-inch, star-shaped cutter. Bake on cookie sheets in moderate oven, 350° F., about 8 minutes. Cool on racks. Decorate with frosting. Makes about 12 dozen.