Pfeffernusse III

Pfeffernusse III

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"A spicy holiday treat! Crisp and good with a cup of tea."

Ingredients

servings 168 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 30g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 53 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir in the orange rind and nuts.
  3. In a medium size bowl, beat eggs and sugar until thick. Blend in flour mixture to make a smooth dough.
  4. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, place onto ungreased baking sheets and bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, until light brown.
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These are called pfeffernusse because they are supposed to have pepper in them. Where is it??? This is just a light spice cookie. Add 1/4 t black or white pepper for a true pfeffernusse taste....

I wouldn't call these cookies "spicy" --in fact I would be tempted to use more spice next time, but they are certainly good. A delicate flavor and not too much fat. Only the eggs and walnuts con...

I made these beauties for my American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR) chapter's annual Christmas Cookie exchange - they are really good! These cookies are crisp, not overly sw...