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Peppernuts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Helen Schmidt
Added: Monday, March 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1/3 cups flour
1/2 cup butter
2 1/2 cup white sugar
1/4 cup light Karo syrup
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. cloves
1/8 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 to 1/4 tsp oil of anise
1/3 cup water minus a little

Directions:
Directions:
Mix and make into very slender rolls. Cut small pices.Place on cookie sheet and bake at 350. Don't leave kitchen when they are baking. When you smell anise oil, they are about ready to come out. Don't overbake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandmother Arnold always made them about the size of a couple of peas.

 

 

 

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