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Pfeffernusse

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Soda 3 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  White karo syrup 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sour cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered anise 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Plus More To Make Stiff Dough)
Directions

Cream sugar, butter and eggs.
Add syrup and sour cream.
Start with 2 cups of flour, sifted with other dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture.
Add sufficient flour to make stiff dough.
These are better if dough is chilled over night.
Take small amount of dough from refrigerator;roll in pencil slim rolls and snip with kitchen shears into 1" pieces, on to an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 10 minutes at 350°.
These keep well and improve with age when in airtight container.
Nice to serve as tid-bits with hot drinks, also as cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Butter

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