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       Title: Old World Pfeffernusse Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 48 servings
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine;
     3/4 c  Packed brown sugar
     1/2 c  Molasses
       1    Egg
       1 tb Licorice-flavored liqueur
   3 1/4 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
     1/2 ts Ground cloves
     1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
       1 ds Pepper
            Powdered sugar
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets. Beat butter and brown
   sugar in large bowl until creamy. Beat in molasses, egg and liqueur, if
   desired, until light and fluffy. Mix in flour, baking soda, cinnamon,
   cloves, nutmeg and pepper. Shape level Tablespoon of dough into balls.
   Place 2 apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 12-14 minutes until set.
   Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks; sprinkle with
   powdered sugar. Cool completely. Store in airtight containers.