Title: Peppermotter

Category: Dessert

Cuisine: German



preheat oven to 300

prepare baking sheets

beat egg, white sugar and brown sugar in a bowl until sugar has disolved

beat in lemon juice, almonds, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, black pepper, allspice and clove until combined

mix in flour to make sticky dough

turn onto well floured surface and knead 1-2 minutes, adding more flour if needed to make a smooth workable dough

pinch off pieces and roll into balls about 1 1/2 inch in diameter

place on sheets about 1 inch apart

bake at 300 until a toothpick inserted in thr center comes out clean (about 25 mins)

remove immediately from sheets to cooling racks

stir together conf sugar and water to make a glaze and drizzle while cookies still slightly warm with about 1/2 tsp each,
spreading it around the top of the cookie