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German Pfeffernüsse

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Ingredients
  Dark corn syrup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sifted powdered sugar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In saucepan combine corn syrup, granulated sugar, honey, and shortening.
Cook and stir till shortening and sugar melt.
Cool.
Stir in egg.
Stir together flour, baking soda, and the spices.
Add to honey mixture; mix well.
Form into balls using a level tablespoon of dough for each.
Place on a greased cookie sheet.
Bake in 375°F oven for about 10 minutes.
Cool on wire rack.
Sift powdered sugar over cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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