A spicy holiday treat! Crisp and good with a cup of tea.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 4 eggs
- 2 cups white sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Sift together flour, baking powder, cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir in the orange rind and nuts.
In a medium size bowl, beat eggs and sugar until thick. Blend in flour mixture to make a smooth dough.
Roll dough into 1 inch balls, place onto ungreased baking sheets and bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, until light brown.