Pfefferneuse

Recipe by Patti McD
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 54
YIELD: 54 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, mace and pepper together.
  • Beat eggs until light, then beat in sugar until very light and fluffy.
  • Stir in dry ingredients.
  • Mix in lemon zest and citron.
  • Break off small pieces of dough and roll into 1-inch balls.
  • Place cookies on greased cookie sheet about 1 inch apart. these cookies do not spread.
  • Cover with waxed paper and let sit overnight.
  • Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
  • Cool on wire racks.
  • Roll in confectioners' sugar to coat.
  • Store in tightly covered container for about 1 week to mellow.
  • Keep a slice of soft bread in container to keep cookies from becoming rock hard.
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