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       Title: Pfeffernuse
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 36 servings
   2 1/4 c  All-purpose flour
     1/3 c  Granulated sugar
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
       1 ts Ground ginger
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Pepper
     1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
     1/4 ts Ground cloves
     1/3 c  Dark molasses
     1/3 c  Butter or margarine; melted
       1    Egg
            Confectioner’s sugar
       Preheat oven to moderate (375 degrees). Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon,
   ginger, baking powder, salt, pepper, nutmeg and cloves in large bowl. Stir
   in molasses and butter with wooden spoon. Mix in egg until blended (the
   dough will be stiff). Shape into 1 balls, using about 1-1/2 teaspoons per
   cookie.  Place 1  apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated
   moderate oven (375 degrees) for 10 to 12 minutes or until wooden pick
   inserted in center of cookie comes out clean; cookies will crack. Remove
   cookies to wire rack. Roll in confectioners' sugar while still warm and
   return to rack to cool completely.