Pfeffernuesse

Pfeffernuesse

1/3 cup dark corn syrup
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup shortning
1 beaten egg
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
powdered sugar -- optional

Combine first 4 ingredients in saucepan; cook and stir until shortening and sugar melt. Cool. Stir in egg. Mix flour with soda and spices. Add to honey mixture; mix well. Form into balls using one level tablespoon of dough for each; place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375F about 10 minutes. Cool. If desired, sift powdered sugar over tops.


Country of Origin: Germany

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