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This recipe for Pffernuesse Cookies, by Dawn Herman, is from The Fungus Among Us,
one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help
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1 1/2 cup honey 4 cups sugar 1 cup shortening 6 eggs 1 cup black coffee 1 tsp cinnamon 1 1/2 tsp salt 3 tsp baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp all spice 1 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 of a 1 oz bottle of anise enough flour to handle
Mix all ingredients and refrigerate dough for 2 hours or overnight, roll into balls. Bake at 325º for 15 minutes or until browned and sprinkle w/powdered suger. Refrigerate left overs.
This is an old family recipe passed down from generations.
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