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Mild Spice Bites


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Ingredients

3/4 c. light-flavor molasses
1/2 c. packed brown sugar
1/2 c. butter (no substitutes)
4 c. AP flour
1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 eggs
Milk
Coarse decorating sugar or granulated sugar


Combine molasses, brown sugar, and butter in a large saucepan.


Heat and stir until melted.


Cool mixture about 20 minutes.


Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg, and pepper in a large mixing bowl; set aside.


Beat eggs into cooled molasses mixture with a wooden spoon.


Stir in flour mixture.


Cover dough with plastic wrap, and chill for 1 to 2 hours or till easy to handle.


Divide dough into six equal portions.


Roll each portion on a lightly floured surface into a 10-inch rope.


Cut ropes diagonally into 3/4-inch pieces.


Brush the top of each piece with milk, and dip in coarse sugar or granulated sugar; place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.


Bake in a 375-f degrees oven for 7 to 8 minutes or till edges are firm and bottoms are lightly browned.


Transfer to wire racks and cool.


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