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Gay Peppernuts

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Gay Peppernuts are little rounds of spiced and sweetened with honey. You will be thrilled to eat them on and off with tea or just like that. These rich and mildly flavored cookies are fun to bake and eat.
Ingredients
  Honey 1 Pound
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almonds 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Vanilla 3 Drop
  Mixed spice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Self rising flour 2 Pound
Directions

MAKING
1)In a pan, melt the butter with honey, and sugar together.
2)Add the spices, mix well and leave it cool.
3)Add the flour and leave for one hour.
4)Roll out the dough 3/4thick.
5)Take a greased tin and put the dough.
6)Bake at moderate oven until done.
7)Let them cool and then cut into various shapes.
8)In a bowl, add I 1/2 cups powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons water, 2 teaspoons cocoa and mix.
9)Mix it with remaining sugar and water.
10)Add cocoa with into half of the mixture.
11)Decorate the cookies with almonds, walnuts, sugar-pearls.

SERVING
12)Serve the gay peppernuts with tea and coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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