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December 2002

Dark Pennsylvania Colony
Christmas Cookies
Mrs. Norman (Pearl) Ulmer
(pepper nuts)

4 eggs - beaten
2 teaspoons anise extract
1 teaspoon of cloves
1 teaspoon of all spice
1 teaspoon of ginger
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
½ teaspoon black pepper (scant)

Heat 4 cups molasses, stir in 2 teaspoons soda. Pour over above ingredients and mix well. Add enough flour to make a very stiff dough. Let stand over night in a cool place. Roll in long strips and cut in ½ inch pieces and bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes or until done.

They are very hard cookies and great to munch with hot coffee or tea.

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