Daddy's Pfeffernüesse

Amount    

Measure        

Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1/2 

cup

dark molasses 

1/4 

cup 

honey

1/2 

cup 

butter

2               

whole             

eggs, beaten

cups 

all-purpose flour

1/2 

cup           

granulated sugar

1/2            

cup 

dark brown sugar

1/2 

teaspoon       

baking soda

1/2

teaspoon        

baking powder

1 1/2  

teaspoons  

cinnamon

1/2

teaspoon

ground cloves  

1/2  teaspoon  nutmeg
1/2  teaspoon  ground black pepper
1/4  teaspoon  salt
1/2 teaspoon  anise seed -- ground
1/2  teaspoon  ginger
1/2  teaspoon  ground allspice
1/2  teaspoon  ground cardamom
cup  confectioner's sugar -- sifted
In saucepan combine molasses, honey and butter. Cook and stir until butter melts. Cool to room temperature.

Stir in eggs.

Sift together all the dry ingredients except the confectioner's sugar. Add to molasses mixture; mix well.

Chill several hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Shape chilled dough into 1 inch balls. Baked on greased cookie sheet for 12 minutes.

Cool; roll in confectioner's sugar.


Makes 90 cookies

Per Serving: 159 Calories; 4g Fat (20.1% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 30g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 22mg Cholesterol; 87mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.








 
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