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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Ounce, softened
  Light brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 Large, separated
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Beat the butter with the sugar in a large bowl until the mixture is light and creamy.
Stir in the egg yolk.
Sift together the dry ingredients and fold them into the butter mixture.
Chill the dough for at least 1 hour.
Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
Lightly butter 2 baking sheets.
Put the chilled dough on a floured work surface and roll it out to a thickness of about 1/4 inch using a lightly floured rolling pin.
Cut into shapes with cookie cutters and put the cookies on the prepared baking sheets.
Beat the egg white until frothy and brush it onto the cookies.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool.
Repeat the procedure with the remaining dough.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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