German Spice Cookies

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"A great spice cookie."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 21.6 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 59 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a medium size bowl, combine the flour, walnuts, baking powder, and spices. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the vegetable shortening with the sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  4. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Cut into rounds using a 2-inch round cookie cutter and place 1-1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, until golden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  6. Melt chocolate over low heat and drizzle over cooled cookies.
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This recipe has too many dry ingredients. I tried it and it came out like powder. To try and save the recipe, I melted a 1 and 1/2 c. butter, but still it was too crumbly. I think Mikey forgot...

Very dry and crumbly. Tastes like dried out, burnt pie crust. Very disappointed.