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Peppernuts - Christmas 1961 (Lois Edwards Westervelt) Recipe

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Debbie (Westervelt) Gerwick
Added: Saturday, January 29, 2011


2 1/2 c. brown sugar
3 c. white sugar
3 c. sour cream (pet milk)
3 c. oleo
4 eggs
3 c. corn syrup
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
dash salt
1/2 tsp. anise
flour to make fairly stiff

Cream butter and sugar together. Add milk, eggs, and syrup, mixing well. Sift together dry ingredients and add to first mixture. Keeping adding flour until the dough is fairly stiff. Shape into very, small balls and flatten on cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees until lightly brown.

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