How to Make Pfeffernusse (You Need to Try This Spicy & Sweet Cookie)! by Donna John

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How to Make Pfeffernusse (You Need to Try This Spicy & Sweet Cookie)!

Pfeffernusse are spice cookies popular in Germany, The Netherlands and Denmark. The popular holiday treat are filled with various ground spices and sweeteners. A few that are found often in recipes are:

  • molasses
  • cinnamon
  • cardamom
  • nutmeg
  • allspice
  • cloves
  • anise
  • black pepper

Anise is the dominant spice, and some choose to omit the black pepper. The fragrant cookies smell similar to gingerbread cookies and, like many cookies, have endless variations. 

Want to add them to your holiday cookie tray? Try this recipe from BareFeetInTheKitchen.com!

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