Pfeffernusse Kuchen

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  • Published Dec 27th
  • Servings50
  • Calories73
These are some spicy little guys. This cookie is traditionally served with black coffee.

Pfeffernusse Kuchen Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pfeffernusse Kuchen for 50 servings:

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper

Pfeffernusse Kuchen Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Pfeffernusse Kuchen easily:

  1. 1 In a large mixing bowl, beat the sugar and eggs together with an electric mixer for 20 minutes. Sift together the flour, cinnamon, cloves and pepper and stir them into the egg mixture. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place them on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Let the cookies sit out overnight to dry.
  2. 2 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake the cookies for 10 to 15 minutes. Cool and store in an airtight container for a week to blend the flavors.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 73 calories; 0.5 grams of fat; 15.9 grams of carbohydrates; 1.4 gram of protein; 15 milligrams of cholesterol; 6 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 23rd 2008

    WOW!!!!!! These little devils are AWESOME!!!!! I was a bit skeptical about the pepper in it but, I love pepper and I LOVE these cookies! I highly recommend trying them, they are not your ...

  2. Dec 4th 2008

    none of these recipes mentions adding a slice of apple inside the air tight container. Once shriveled keep replacing it for six weeks. Apples help soften the cookies and ferment/blend the s ...

  3. Nov 29th 2008

    almost perfect, you just need the glaze on them to make this authentic. mix 2 parts powdered sugar and 1 part milk together. warm in microwave about 45 sec dipped slightly warm cookie and ...

  4. Sep 29th 2007

    Fantastic! I followed the recipe almost exactly (didn't let them sit out overnight, though; I'm an antsy cookie-eater) for hubby and they were delicous. I also made a "diet" version for my ...

  5. Sep 2nd 2007

    I absolutely love these cookies. Sweet/hot flavor is perfect.

  6. Dec 20th 2006

    Please don't waste your time. This recipe calls for too much pepper, 20 minutes of mixing eggs and sugar is not right maybe 2 minutes. I left them out overnight, baked them and 5 min after b ...

  7. Feb 6th 2006

    when I told my family what I was making they looked at me like I was nuts, pepper added to a cookie mix? I made these because they sounded different, hate making the same old kind of cookie, ...

  8. Dec 19th 2003

    These are really good! I love the sweet hot flavor, and my 3 kids all liked them, even the 2 year old! It is an unusual technique, letting them sit out overnight, but they turned out fine. ...

  9. Oct 22nd 2002

    I have no idea how to pronounce the name of these fantastic little guys, but wow are they fun! I served them to my dad who raised an eyebrow at thier appearance and then proceeded to consume ...