Pfeffernusse

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These nut-sized cookies are spiced with ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, and pepper. They are called Pepperkaker, in Norway.

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Servings:
96
Yield:
16 dozen

Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup butter, softened

  • 1 ¼ cups packed brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ cup finely chopped almonds (Optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Combine dry ingredients and set aside.

  3. In a separate bowl, beat butter and sugar together until light. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  4. Stir in dry ingredients 1/2 cup at a time. Add almonds, if desired.

  5. Roll into one inch balls and arrange 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 11 to 14 minutes.

  6. Cool and store in airtight containers for 3 days to mellow flavors.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

51 Calories
2g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 96
Calories 51
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 42mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 1g
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 20mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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