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Pepper Cookies I

Rated as 3.25 out of 5 Stars

"Spicy rolled cookies. Frost with your favorite vanilla icing."
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servings 94
Original recipe yields 48 servings (3 -4 dozen)


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  1. Combine the flour, almonds, baking soda, spices and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the shortening and sugar. Beat in the egg, beat in the corn syrup. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
  3. Cover and chill for 8 hours.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  5. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Using cookie cutters, cut into shapes and place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 8-10 minutes until lightly colored. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 94 calories; 4.9 11.9 1 4 52 Full nutrition

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Have not made this, but is there supposed to be black pepper?

I made a half recipe adding a half teaspoon of pepper. I liked the unusual spicy taste. I used butter instead of shortening and the cookies did not keep their cutter shapes well. They were th...

I decided to put 2 tsp. of black pepper in these because it doesn't have that info. But if you aren't up on so much spice, I'd suggest making a half batch and trying 1/2 tsp. pepper first. I als...