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Pfeffernuesse ( Christmas Pepper Nuts)

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“This recipe comes from Melting Pot Potluck. It was put together to announce the arrival of a new pastor and his wife. Origin: Germany.”
READY IN:
27mins
SERVES:
36
YIELD:
6 dozen
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Cream honey, baking soda, brown sugar, butter and shortening. Blend in pepper, eggs, spices, and flour to form a stiff dough. Cover tightly and ripen in refrigerator 3 days. Roll out into cylinders about 1" in diameter. Cut into 1/2" pieces with a sharp knife. Bake on greased cookie sheet for 5-7 minutes at 350*. Roll in powdered sugar while warm. Note: You can also coat with a frosting made from 1 large egg white, 2 t. light corn syrup, 1/4 t. ground cardamom, and 1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar.

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