German Pepper Cookies

Ingredients & Directions


1 Egg 1/4 ts Mixed Spice
1/2 c Granulated sugar 1 tb Cornstarch
1 c All-purpose flour 1/2 ts Baking powder
pn Salt 1 Finely grated lemon peel
1/2 ts Ground cinnamon 2 tb Chopped mixed candied peel
1/4 ts Ground white pepper 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.

Yields
16 servings

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