How to make it

  • Grease cookie sheets; set aside. Place flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, salt, cloves, cardamom and pepper in a large bowl; stir to combine. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in molassas and egg. Gradually add flour mixture. Beat at low speed until dough forms. Cover dough and refrigerate until firm, 30 minutes or up to 3 days.
  • Preheat oven to 350. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove cookies to wire racks; dust with sifted powdered sugar. Cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature or freeze up to 3 months.
  • Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    one of my favorite cookies great post thanks for shring
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  • philfull 5 years ago
    Very good! I added photo (not sure if the powdered sugar should have been mixed with water).
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  • philfull 5 years ago
    I'm going to make these now, it doesn't have to be christmas time!!
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  • binky67 5 years ago
    I never liked these but my Moms Loved them and they are quite popular in Germany so I added this to the German groups for you :-)
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