Pfeffernusse 1

Course : Cookies
Serves: 4 - 6
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2 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 large eggs -- * see note
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon anise extract

Preparation / Directions:

*you may replace eggs with 1/4 cup water and 1 egg; or omit eggs and use 1/2 cup water Beat eggs and sugar until very light. Add baking powder and spices. Add Flour. Knead until thoroughly mixed. chill the dough overnight. shape into small balls (smaller than a marble). Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Bake on greased cookie sheets (or on baking parchment) until very lightly browned. (15-20 minutes). Shut off oven, leaving cookies in oven until completely cooled. PFEFFERNUSSE ARE MEANT TO BE VERY CRUNCHY. Serving Ideas : Make ahead so they can age


Nutritional Information:

1443 Calories (kcal); 12g Total Fat; (7% calories from fat); 37g Protein; 295g Carbohydrate; 374mg Cholesterol; 608mg Sodium

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