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Holiday Nuts 'N' Spice Cookies* Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2-1/2 cups pecan halves or walnuts
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup light molasses
1 tsp ground allspice
1/4 cup margarine
Confectioner's sugar glaze, tinted with food coloring, colored sprinkles or candies (no recipe)

Directions:
Directions:
Finely chop 1-1/2 cups nuts. Combine flour, chopped nuts and baking powder; set aside.

In saucepan, heat sugar, molasses, water, allspice and cinnnamon to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in margarine until melted. Blend in flour mixture. Chill one hour.

Divide dough into 4 equal pieces. Roll each piece to 1/8-inch thickness. With floured cookie cutters, cut out dough. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from baking sheets; cool. Frost with sugar glaze and decorate with remaining nuts, sprinkles and candies.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
*No recipe for sugar glaze frosting.

 

 

 

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