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Tiny anise-flavored spice nuggets are a Christmas tradition in many families of German heritage.
Combine butter, sugar, brown sugar and molasses in bowl; beat at medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until creamy.
Combine water and coffee granules in another bowl; stir until dissolved. Add coffee mixture and all remaining ingredients except flour; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes until firm.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Divide dough into 10 portions (about 1/4 cup dough each). Roll 1 portion at a time into 18x1/2-inch rope on lightly floured surface. Cut each rope into 1/2-inch pieces with sharp knife. Place pieces 1/2 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookies are set.
Place waxed paper on top of cooling racks. Loosen cookies with spatula; spread onto waxed paper. Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar or sugar, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
These are little nuggets of yummy goodness! I may have to make these again before anyone even comes to the house for the holidays, because I think I may eat them all myself!
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