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



Original recipe yields 96 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Combine dry ingredients and set aside.

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

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

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

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

Nutrition Facts

51 calories; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 7.1g; fat 2.2g; cholesterol 7.7mg; sodium 42.4mg. Full Nutrition