Pfeffernuesse Cookies Recipe

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  1. In a small saucepan, combine the molasses, honey, butter and shortening. Cook and stir over medium heat until melted. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature. Stir in eggs and extract.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, ginger, cardamom, nutmeg, cloves, pepper and salt. Gradually add molasses mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  3. Roll dough into 1-in. balls. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove cookies to wire racks. Roll warm cookies in confectioners' sugar. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 10 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 87.43 Kcal (366 kJ)
Calories from fat 8.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.89g 1%
Cholesterol 3.74mg 1%
Sodium 27.37mg 1%
Potassium 24.02mg 1%
Total Carbs 18.12g 6%
Sugars 5.2g 21%
Dietary Fiber 0.04g 0%
Protein 1.17g 2%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 4.8mg 0%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 279.36 Kcal (1170 kJ)
Calories from fat 25.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.85g 1%
Cholesterol 11.97mg 1%
Sodium 87.45mg 1%
Potassium 76.76mg 1%
Total Carbs 57.89g 6%
Sugars 16.6g 21%
Dietary Fiber 0.11g 0%
Protein 3.75g 2%
Iron 0.3mg 1%
Calcium 15.4mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.8
  • 2

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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