Icelandic Pepper Cookies

Icelandic Pepper Cookies

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"These cookies are baked for Christmas in every home in Iceland."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 281 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Stir in corn syrup and eggs; cream well. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and pepper. Add dry ingredients to the butter mixture, and mix until smooth. Refrigerate dough over night.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out cookies with a 2 inch round cookie cutter. Place at least 1 inch apart on cookie sheet and bake for 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven.
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This is my 18 year old son's absolute favourite cookie recipe. I note that the recipe has changed from 1 cup corn syrup to 3/4 cu syrup since I first printed it. This works better. The dough ...

I loved these cookies and so did the people who tried them. The spices are great, though I don't understand why they're called pepper cookies as there is barely any pepper nor can I taste the pe...

These are great cookies! The dough was sticky but after having it in the fridge overnight and rolling with flour it wasn't bad. Tastes sort of like a mild gingerbread with a peppery kick. I will...