Pepper Nuts (Pfeffernusse)

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by Shar-on

At Christmas time my aunt would make these and us kids would fill our pockets and eat them at play. These are dime size, hard and crunchy. This is a large recipe and makes several ice cream pails full.

Top Review by Saturn

I made up a 1/4 of the recipe and there was STILL lots! They are so good! I don't like star anise so I used all spice instead. They now taste sort-of like a white gingerbread. Very nice and mild. I will make these again.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix as cookie dough.
  2. Roll into thin ropes about the size of your pointer finger and cut into 3/4" lengths.
  3. You may want to freeze the ropes so as to make it easier to cut.
  4. Bake 15 to 20 minutes at 350 deg. F. on large cookie sheets.

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