Pierniki Polish Spice Cookies

2013-06-07
  • Servings : 1
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Pierniki (Polish Spice Cookies)

 

Ingrients & Directions

1 c Honey
4 c Flour
Pinch of black pepper
1/2 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1/2 ts Cloves
1/2 ts Allspice
4 Eggs
1 c Sugar
1 ts Soda, dissolved in a little water

Heat the honey until it boils, then allow it to cool to lukewarm. Sift the flour with the spices. Beat the eggs with the sugar until thick. Add the soda, the honey, and the flour. Mix well. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured board to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut cookies in whatever shapes you like.

Bake them on buttered sheets in a 350F oven for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until just lightly browned. The Pierniki may be decorated with a thin glaze made of confectioners’ sugar, water, almond or vanilla extract, and a drop of food coloring.

 

Pierniki Polish Spice Cookies
 
Pierniczki: Polish Spiced Christmas Cookies for 'Let's Make Christmas'
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Recipe type: Pies
Cuisine: European
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 1 c Honey
  • 4 c Flour
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • ½ ts Cinnamon
  • ½ ts Nutmeg
  • ½ ts Cloves
  • ½ ts Allspice
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 ts Soda, dissolved in a little water
Instructions
  1. Heat the honey until it boils, then allow it to cool to lukewarm.Sift the flour with the spices. Beat the eggs with the sugar until thick. Add the soda, the honey, and the flour. Mix well. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured board to ¼-inch thickness. Cut cookies in whatever shapes you like.
  2. Bake them on buttered sheets in a 350F oven for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until just lightly browned. The Pierniki may be decorated with a thin glaze made of confectioners’ sugar, water, almond or vanilla extract, and a drop of food coloring.
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