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servings 131 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 131 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 74 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Heat molasses with butter, stirring until butter melts. Cool to room temperature. Beat egg and stir into molasses mixture.
  2. Thoroughly mix dry ingredients, except fruit sugar. Add dry mixture to molasses and butter gradually. Blend thoroughly.
  3. Shape into small balls. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10-12 minutes. Roll in fruit sugar while warm. Store in a tightly covered tin to keep them semisoft.


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I absolutely love this recipe! I found it on here a few years ago, and with a few minor tweaks it is the best pfefferneusse I've ever had (the closest to my grandmother's recipe I've been able ...

They're awesome! This recipe is very good and accurate even if it's short. I think these peppernuts are excellent also with teas and herbal infusions. My mother, who is a conservative of the Ita...

These are such cute little cookies. Unfortunately, I didn't really care for them. I followed the recipe exactly as far as the ingredients are concerned. The only exception I was forced to make w...

I kinda went off the guidlines with this one, and made them with rolled oats. They are awesome! Like soft ginger snaps or oatmeal ginger bread. Also, I used on;y slenda for baking and no molasse...

Just like my grandmother used to bake - served them at our Christmas Tree Trimming party and they were a hit.

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