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Peppar Kakar

Peppar Kakar

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 and one-half cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 T molasses
  • 1 and one-half tsp, water
  • 3 and one-fourth cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 and one-half tsp cinnamon
  • 1 and one-half tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cloves

Cream shortening and sugar and add the egg, molasses and water. Beat well. Sift together the dry ingredients separately and then blend into the creamed mixture. Chill 2 hours or over night. Roll out thinly on lightly floured surface or pastry board and cut in desired shapes with cookie cutters. Sprinkle with plain or colored sugar as an option. Bake on seasoned or sprayed cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

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