Cardamom Print Wafers

1-3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Stir together flour, cardamom, cinnamon and salt. In a small mixer bowl beat butter or margarine till softened. Add brown sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat well. Stir in flour mixture till well mixed. Cover and chill about 2 hours or till easy to handle. Shape into 3/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet. Flatten
firmly with a floured cookie stamp or the floured bottom of a glass that has a design in it. Bake in a 350 degree oven about 8 minutes or till done. Remove and cool.

Note: Adapted from a recipe in Cookies for Christmas, Better Homes and Gardens, 1985.

Servings: 96

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