Pfeffernusse german spice cookies recipes

German style Pfeffernusse cookie

German style Pfeffernusse cookie

As you walk from stall to stall, you may find it difficult to resist the tantalizing aromas of grilled sausages, spiced mulled wine, baked apples, and decadent German Lebkuchen (beautifully decorated gingerbread biscuits) permeating the air throughout the markets

5+ German Christmas Cookies you need to try!

Deliciously simple spiced butter cookies with a stamp print. German Christmas Cookies are counted as some of the best in the world and there is a choice of cookies out there, but of course there are German Christmas cookies that you must try before any other

5+ German Christmas Cookies you need to try!

Deliciously simple spiced butter cookies with a stamp print. German Christmas Cookies are counted as some of the best in the world and there is a choice of cookies out there, but of course there are German Christmas cookies that you must try before any other
Nutmeg-Lemon Pfeffernusse

Nutmeg-Lemon Pfeffernusse

Translated from German pfeffernüsse means "pepper nuts," which is - aptly - a good part of what these traditional Christmas cookies consist of
Pfeffernusse for College Care Packages

Pfeffernusse for College Care Packages

Pfeffernusse are a traditional German Christmas cookie, featuring molasses and spices. In a large bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients, including the flour, sugars, and spices (but not the powdered sugar)
Glühwein (German Mulled Wine)

Glühwein (German Mulled Wine)

It is the perfect thing to serve with some German Stollen or Pfeffernussecookies. Glögg (Swedish Mulled Wine)Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog)Traditional Frothed Wassail RecipeDark and Rich Hot ChocolateDutch Speculaas CookiesStollen (German Christmas Bread)Pfeffernüsse (GermanSpiceCookies)Vanillekipferl (Austrian Vanilla Crescent Cookies)

Pfeffernüsse

Fortunately, here in Germany, you can buy sachets of ready-blended "Lebkuchen Gewürze" (gingerbread spices) but you could mix them yourself (or use pumpkin pie spice, plus cardamon and anise, or other gingerbread spice blend)

Peppernut Snowmen Cookies

Peppernut cookies, or Pfeffernusse in German, are traditionally tiny spicecookies (the size of a nut) and are loaded with cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and nutmeg

Pistachio oatmeal cookies #Cookielicious

I debated about making another German Christmas cookie, linking to my time in Germany as a student, or a shortbread variation to go with my Scottish roots but in the end I went for something altogether different
Pfeffernuesse (Peppery Gingerbread)

Pfeffernuesse (Peppery Gingerbread)

Bring butter, dark molasses, sugar, and spices in a pot to a boil and remove from heat. Cookies will flatten a bit and should be golden
Pizzelles/#Cookielicious Exchange Party!

Pizzelles/#Cookielicious Exchange Party!

She spoke with a thick german accent, was always so nice and sweet, and I was thrilled to go. Ginger SpiceCookies with Chocolate Frosting by Daily Dish Recipes
Rugelach with Two Fillings (Chocolate Raspberry and Walnut Cinnamon)

Rugelach with Two Fillings (Chocolate Raspberry and Walnut Cinnamon)

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Pfeffernusse German Spice Christmas Cookies

Pfeffernusse German Spice Christmas Cookies

Pfeffernussecookies are the perfect treat to make well before the holidays – they taste even better after a few weeks of ripening so there is no need to worry about these being made “fresh” for Christmas