Chocolate pepper cookies ___

Chocolate pepper cookies


For the Cookies:

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1.13 cups sugar
  • 0.25 cup dry Hershey baking cocoa
  • 0.5 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 0.5 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 0.25 cup any kind of whiskey
  • 0.5 cup crisco shortening(do not use the butter type)
  • 0.5 cup milk( can use whole or skim)
  • 0.5 cup chopped walnuts

For the Frosting:

  • 0.5 pound powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dry baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Cold coffee about 4 to 5 tablespoons and keep adding til it is smooth. You are going to dip the cookies and let the frosting drape over the cookie


Preheat oven to 375F.

Mix flour, sugar cocoa and all spices in a large bowl. Then add whiskey, shortening and milk and mix together.

Add walnuts and roll into small golfball size balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake for 10 minutes or until bottoms are a nice light brown. Then cool on racks and frost.