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Kurt Bestor & his mom share their family cookie recipe

Posted at 2:45 PM, Dec 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-13 16:49:36-05

Kurt and his mom Phyllis show us how to make a favorite Christmas cookie recipe.

PepperNut Cookies: Pfeffernuesee (German origin cookie)

1 cup butter
2 eggs
1 1/3 scant cup sugar
½ cup molasses
½ tsp. anise extract
½ tsp vanilla
4 cups flour
1 tsp. ginger
¼ tsp. nutmeg
½ tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. soda
½ tsp. salt

Cream together the butter, sugar, and molasses. Add eggs and mix. Add vanilla and anise extract. Add all dry ingredients and mix together well. Roll dough into tiny balls (about the size of a medium marble) Bake 300 degrees for 9-11 minutes. When cool dust with powdered sugar. Makes approximately 300 cookies.

You can get information on Kurt's Christmas concert here.