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Spiced Black Pepper Cookies

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Spiced Black Pepper Cookies are pleasantly spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, black pepper and ginger. You will love the partly sweet and partly spiced flavor in the cookies. These cookies are great with tea and all alone too.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  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)
  Egg 1 Large
  Milk raisin 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1)Preheat oven at 350 degrees.

MAKING
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.

SERVING
8)Serve the spiced black pepper cookies when desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Spice
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
25

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