2 cups sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 cups unsulfered molasses
4 tablespoons vinegar
4 teaspoons ginger
1 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon anise seed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
1/2 cup warm water
1 teaspoon fennel seed, ground
1/2 pound candied citron peel*, cut fine
1 cup almonds, cut fine
flour - enough to make a stiff dough
1 egg, beaten
Mix sugar and molasses well. Add beaten eggs, vinegar, nuts, peel and spices.
dissolved in warm water, then add enough flour to make a stiff dough.
into oblong bars. You can also cut the dough with cookie cutters.
mixing the powdered sugar with the egg. Mixture should be thin enough to spread.
cookies with frosting and bake at 350F for 12-15 minutes.