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Black Pepper Cookies

Rated as 4.87 out of 5 Stars

"Cookies with black pepper."
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servings 105
Original recipe yields 48 servings (3 - 4 dozen)


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  1. Beat eggs with brown sugar. Stir in flour with baking soda, salt, spices and pepper. Add nuts, raisins and citron and stir to coat. Pour the egg-sugar mixture into flour mixture and stir to make a stiff dough. Chill.
  2. Using rounded teaspoonful of dough roll into balls with floured hands. Put on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 105 calories; 2 21.6 1.6 12 47 Full nutrition

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I just wanted to say that, seeing as this recipe has no reviews, that I have had cookies very, very similar to these and they were GREAT! You would never guess they have black pepper in them. ...

I was looking for a cookie recipe that I could make to bring somewhere that I could enjoy as well. I'm always watching my weight so i wanted a low fat cookie that didn't taste low fat. I tried...

Out of all the different types of cookies I made for Christmas, these were the most popular. It was good to have a cookie that was a bit different from the rest. Very easy to make. Thanks for...

Wicked good. In place of raisins and candied citron, I used what I had at home: dried cranberries, dried apricots and crystallized ginger. I made them for my husband to take on a fishing trip wi...

I own a country market/bakery and was asked by a customer for Black Pepper Cookies for Christmas. I choose this recipe and omitted the citron. Only drizzled icing over the cookies when cooled. T...

I have made these at Christmas many times; they are a German recipe, called Pfefferneuse(sp?). I rolled out the dough and cut them into Christmas cookie shapes, then made a decorator frosting an...

Even my husband, who doesn't like fruit in cookies, loves these! I doubled the amount of citron and subbed allspice and nutmeg for the cloves (sadly I discovered halfway through the recipe that ...

Wow A cookie with no fat that is actually good.

Really good cookies. I coudn't taste the pepper in them, but alot of people could. I added a little bit of chocolate chips and not as many raisans as it called for because I was bringing it to a...