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Black Pepper Cookies Recipe

Black Pepper Cookies

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Original recipe makes 3 - 4 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Beat eggs with brown sugar. Stir in flour with baking soda, salt, spices and pepper. Add nuts, raisins and citron and stir to coat. Pour the egg-sugar mixture into flour mixture and stir to make a stiff dough. Chill.
  2. Using rounded teaspoonful of dough roll into balls with floured hands. Put on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
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Nov 14, 2002

I just wanted to say that, seeing as this recipe has no reviews, that I have had cookies very, very similar to these and they were GREAT! You would never guess they have black pepper in them. I was reluctant to make these at first but I was baking Christmas cookies with my aunt, who had made them before from a recipe in a Mexican cookbook. If this is a good recipe, then these cookies will tun out great. Don't be scared of the pepper!

 
Feb 26, 2009

I was looking for a cookie recipe that I could make to bring somewhere that I could enjoy as well. I'm always watching my weight so i wanted a low fat cookie that didn't taste low fat. I tried this recipe and these cookies are fantastic. This recipe will definately become one of my signature dishes from now on. I couldn't find candied citron so i made my own version by boiling lemon peals and then simmering them in simple syrup (1 c sugar, 1 cup water) for about 20 minutes. Everything turned out great.

 

14 Ratings

Dec 29, 2007

Out of all the different types of cookies I made for Christmas, these were the most popular. It was good to have a cookie that was a bit different from the rest. Very easy to make. Thanks for a great recipe, Mary!

 
Sep 11, 2011

Wicked good. In place of raisins and candied citron, I used what I had at home: dried cranberries, dried apricots and crystallized ginger. I made them for my husband to take on a fishing trip with his friends. They all loved them and one friend said he could eat nothing but these cookies for the rest of his life and be happy. :-)

 
Jan 03, 2011

I own a country market/bakery and was asked by a customer for Black Pepper Cookies for Christmas. I choose this recipe and omitted the citron. Only drizzled icing over the cookies when cooled. These had a great spicey flavor with a crunchy outside but wonderfully soft inside. The customer who ordered them said they were very much like she remembered from her childhood in Germany. Other customers said they will be a cookie that they will ask for again next year when they place their cookie tray orders. Thanks for making my life simpler with this great recipe.

 
Apr 28, 2009

I have made these at Christmas many times; they are a German recipe, called Pfefferneuse(sp?). I rolled out the dough and cut them into Christmas cookie shapes, then made a decorator frosting and just piped the white frosting around the edges of the cookie just to emphasize the shape and add a bit of sweetness. Always a big hit! A great spicy cookie.

 
Dec 14, 2010

Even my husband, who doesn't like fruit in cookies, loves these! I doubled the amount of citron and subbed allspice and nutmeg for the cloves (sadly I discovered halfway through the recipe that I only had whole cloves), and used freshly ground black pepper. In the future I would use 3/4 or even 1 tsp pepper - I loved the aromatic flavor it provided!

 
May 04, 2009

Wow A cookie with no fat that is actually good.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 105 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 47 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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