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Norwegian Pfeffernerse


" A traditional Norwegian Christmas recipe."
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servings 257 cals
Original recipe yields 30 servings (5 dozen)

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  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in the powdered ammonia and chopped almonds. Knead in the flour. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and freeze for 1 hour.
  2. preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Take cookies out of the freezer and bake for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 257 calories; 14 g fat; 31.8 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g protein; 33 mg cholesterol; 2 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Something is missing here. Loretta needs to go back and check her recipe. I think she got the titles mixed up. "Pfeffernerse" means "pepper nuts". It's supposed to be a spice cookie with pepper ...

Although it make seem in a past review this recipe is not right, I made it for a class in school and they were delicious! My ancestors were from Norway. and these cookies are pretty easy to make...

I absolutely love the texture that the bakers ammonia gives this cookie. They tasted like little puffs of sugar. I would add a generous amount, 1-3 tsp, of vanilla extract next time. Thanks f...

I reviewed this recipe before, noting that these are exactly what my husband remembered his Norwegian grandmother making when he was a kid. It turns out this recipe is also what my daughter's i...