Pepper-Spice Cookies

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Recipe by Chandra M

One of my all time favorites. These have a similiar texture to shortbreads, but are not that sweet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, spices, salt & pepper.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream butter & brown sugar, add vanilla & lemon peel.
  3. On low speed, add 1/2 flour mixture, then the cream, then the other 1/2 flour mixture.
  4. Stir in nuts.
  5. Roll into 3/4" balls, put on ungreased cookie sheet 1" apart.
  6. Bake 15-20 minutes at 350F, until the bottoms of cookies are golden brown.
  7. Let the cookies cool about 1 minute before transferring them off the baking sheet to cool.
  8. After cool, dust with powdered sugar if desired.

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