Peppernuts, a multigenerational autumn treat
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 cup light corn syrup (Karo)
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp mace
- 1 tsp anise flavoring
- Enough flour to make a very stiff dough
- Knead in flour then roll into ropes, about the diameter of your finger.
- Cut into 1/2 - 3/4 inch pieces, then place onto a cookie sheet.
- Bake in 359-375F oven until golden brown.