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Pffernuesse Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Pffernuesse Cookies, by , is from The Fungus Among Us, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dawn Herman
Added: Sunday, December 21, 2008


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 325 for 15 minutes or until browned and sprinkle w/powdered suger. Refrigerate left overs.

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This is an old family recipe passed down from generations.




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