Pfeffernuesse Cookie Mix (Spicy German Cookie)
Butter or margarine
Stir together flour, sugar, baking soda, spices, and dash black pepper. In large saucepan, combine molasses and butter; heat and stir until butter melts. Cool to room temperature. Stir in eggs. Add dry ingredients to molasses mixture; mix well. Cover. Chill several hours or overnight. Shape into 1" balls. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake in 350 degree oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are done. Remove. Cool. Roll in powdered sugar.