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Category: German, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 4 c Flour, unsifted
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 ts Cloves, ground
  • 1/2 ts Mace
  • 1 ts Allspice, ground
  • Pepper, black; as desired
  • 1 1/4 c Honey
  • 2 tb Butter; (no margarine)
  • 2 lg Eggs
  • 1 c Sugar, confectioners'
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • ;Water


Sift flour, baking powder and spices together. Heat honey and butter until
butter melts. Cool to lukewarm and beat in eggs. Add flour mixture. Chill
dough 1/2 hour. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on greased cookie
sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 15 minutes. Cool Cookies on wire racks.
Mix confectioners sugar, vanilla, and water to form a thin glaze. Dip
cookies in glaze and place on wire rack to dry. Store cookies in airtight

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