Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Bite size crunchy cookies. A German tradition passed down from my family. Perfect for the holiday season.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream sugar, eggs and butter.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix throughly.
  3. Roll into a ball and place in refrigerator in gallon size plastic bag.
  4. Later, roll into snakes and cut with scissors or knife.
  5. Bake 350°F for 10-15 minutes (depending on desired crunch).
Most Helpful

My German Mennonite grandmother used to make these--she called them papenate. I love how the peppermint isn't too overpowering, but still very present. This is an easy recipe to make at Christmas!

TaylorJenee December 19, 2013