|Rye flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|White flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Honey||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Powdered anise||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1 Teaspoon|
|Cinnamon||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Buttermilk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Combine the rye and white flour in a large bowl.
In a saucepan, bring the water, honey, molasses and anise to a boil and simmer 5 minutes.
Add the liquid mixture to the flour and knead into a ball.
Cover the dough and refrigerate for 2 days.
Combine the cloves, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda and buttermilk and knead into the dough.
Make sure the ingredients are well combined.
Roll the dough out on a floured board to a 1/2 inch thickness.
Using cookie cutters, cut figures out of the dough.
Place on buttered cookie sheets and brush with milk.
Bake in a preheated 400° oven for 20 to 30 minutes.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2480 Calories from Fat 109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 g19.9%
Saturated Fat 1.6 g7.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2110.4 mg87.9%
Total Carbohydrates 558 g185.9%
Dietary Fiber 81 g324.1%
Sugars 174 g
Protein 69 g137.7%
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 10.6%
Calcium 52.2% Iron 199.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet