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                           GERMAN PEPPER COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Cookies
                 Ethnic
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1                    Egg
      1/2   c            Granulated sugar
    1       c            All-purpose flour
            pn           Salt
      1/2   ts           Ground cinnamon
      1/4   ts           Ground white pepper
      1/4   ts           Mixed Spice
    1       tb           Cornstarch
      1/2   ts           Baking powder
    1                    Finely grated lemon peel
    2       tb           Chopped mixed candied peel
                         Powdered sugar (opt)
 
   Whisk egg and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
   
   Sift flour, salt, cinnamon, white pepper, Mixed Spice,
   cornstarch and baking powder into egg mixture. Add
   lemon peel and candied peel and stir well. Chill 1
   hour.
   
   Preheat oven to 350'F. (175'C.). Lightly grease
   several baking sheets. Form mixture into 16 small
   balls and place well apart on baking sheets. Bake in
   preheated oven 20 minutes or until well risen and
   lightly golden. Cool on a wire rack. Sprinkle with
   powdered sugar, if desired. Store several days before
   serving to allow time for flavors to mellow.
  
 
 
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