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Pepper Nuts

(Mennonite Treat) Makes 9 quarts of pepper nut... A great gift for all your friends! A very good family activity... set aside lots of time for the rolling. - from Helen & Jim Reusser

Boil 15 minutes:

Let cool, add:

  • 1 tsp. lemon extract
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 2 tbs. baking powder
  • Add enough flour to make a stiff dough (about 7 lbs.)

Let stand over night. Add more flour if necessary. Roll into narrow rolls about 1/4 inch across. Cut in pieces 1/4 to 1/2 inch. Roll into balls. Bake 375 degrees F. on greased cookie sheets.