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                         PEPPERNUTS (PFEFFERNUSSEN)
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Brown sugar
      1/2   c            White sugar
      1/2   c            Shortening
    2                    Eggs
    1       t            Vanilla
    1       c            Raisins
      1/2   c            Coconut
      1/2   c            Nuts
    4 1/2   c            Flour
    1       t            Baking soda
      1/4   ts           Salt
      1/2   c            Sour cream or buttermilk
 
   Cream the white and brown sugar with the shortening.
   Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
   
   Combine the raisins, coconut, and nuts, grind fine in
   a food processor or grinder.  Add to the above.
   
   Sift the flour, baking soda, and salt together; add
   these, along with the buttermilk, to the above.
   
   Divide the dough into several parts; roll each part
   into a long, inch thick snakelike shape; cut the snake
   at approximately half inch intervals. Arrange the
   nut-like cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet; bake at
   325 degrees for 10 - 12 minutes, depending on whether
   you prefer softer or crunchy cookies.
  
 
 
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