Pfeffernusse Cookie Recipes

Make pfeffernusse -- German peppernuts -- for your next cookie plate. Try trusted pfeffernusse recipes complete with ratings, reviews and baking tips.

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Pfeffernusse

Rating: 4.48 stars
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These nut-sized cookies are spiced with ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, and pepper. They are called Pepperkaker, in Norway.

Pfeffernuesse Cookie Mix

Rating: 4.22 stars
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Spicy German cookie

Peppernuts

Rating: 4.58 stars
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For the holiday season.

Pfeffernusse Cookies

Rating: 4.68 stars
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I have searched far and wide for a recipe that mimics my favorite, store-bought version of these cookies. I think, after days of thrown-out cookies, I have come as close as I can get.
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Peppernuts
"Just like my grandmother used to bake - I served them at our Christmas Tree Trimming party and they were a hit." – watchdiva
Pfeffernusse
"If you like exotic different flavors with a little pinch of spice, you will love these." – NIKKI99