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  • Serves: 48 Servings

Pfeffernuesse #1

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 3 3/4 c Sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1 ts Ground cloves
  • 1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1 c Thinly sliced citron
  • 1 Lemon peel; grated


Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. In a bowl
beat eggs and sugar with a rotary beater or electric mixer until thick and
lemon-colored. Blend in sifted dry ingredients. Stir in citron and lemon
peel. Cover and chill. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets
lightly with unsalted shortening. Roll a small portion of the dough at a
time on a well- floured board to a thickness of 1/4 to 1/2 inch. Cut with a
2-inch cookie cutter. Place cookies 2 inches apart on prepared cookie
sheets. Bake 15 minutes, or until done. Remove cookies from sheets and cool
on wire cake racks. Makes 4-5 dozen cookies.




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