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Dark Pfeffernusse

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Anise oil 3 Drop, mixed with hot water
  Hot water 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 3 1⁄3 Cup (53.33 tbs) (Gold Medal)
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat oven to 350°
Mix shortening, sugar, egg, molasses, and anise mixture.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Blend dry ingredients; mix in gradually with hands.
Knead dough until right consistency for molding.
If dough seems too soft, refrigerate until firm.
Mold into balls 3/4" in diameter; place on greased baking sheet.
Bake about 12 min., or until golden brown on bottom.
Cookies harden on standing.
Store in airtight container with slice of apple to mellow them.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Baked

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