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Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
6 cups Flour, sifted
2 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
½ teaspoon Cloves
½ teaspoon Nutmeg
½ teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Anise seeds
1 tablespoon Crushed cardamom
1½ cup Butter
1 cup Sugar
1 Egg
¼ cup Citron, finely chopped
¼ pounds Almonds, finely chopped
¼ pounds Candied orange peel, finely chopped
1 cup Molasses
¼ cup Corn syrup
1 cup Brandy Juice and grated rind of 1 lemon Powdered sugar

Sift together dry ingredients. Stir in anise and cardamom; set aside.

Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg and beat 3 minutes. Add citron, almonds and orange peel. Add ⅓ dry ingredients. Mix and add molasses, corn syrup, brandy; beat well. Add remaining dry ingredients, with juice and rind of lemon. Set aside 1 hour; chill.

Shape dough into balls 1 inch in diameter. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 15 to 18 minutes. Set oven at 350 degrees. Dust with powdered sugar while warm. Submitted By BARRY WEINSTEIN On 04-14-95

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