Spiced Black Pepper Cookies
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted|
|Double acting baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ground ginger||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground black pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Milk raisin||1 Tablespoon|
1)Preheat oven at 350 degrees.
2)In a bowl, sift together flour, salt and baking powder and set aside.
3)In another bowl, mix together shortening and spices, into which gradually blend in sugar and molasses.
4)Add egg and milk and stir in dry ingredients.
5)Take lightly greased cookie sheets and drop rounded spoonsful on it. Top it with a raisin.
6)Bake at the cookies for 15 minutes or until browned around the edges.
7)Cool on wire racks and store in a tightly closed container.
8)Serve the spiced black pepper cookies when desired.