You are here

Dark Pfeffernusse

  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Anise oil 3 Drop, mixed with hot water
  Hot water 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 3 1⁄3 Cup (53.33 tbs) (Gold Medal)
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Heat oven to 350°
Mix shortening, sugar, egg, molasses, and anise mixture.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Blend dry ingredients; mix in gradually with hands.
Knead dough until right consistency for molding.
If dough seems too soft, refrigerate until firm.
Mold into balls 3/4" in diameter; place on greased baking sheet.
Bake about 12 min., or until golden brown on bottom.
Cookies harden on standing.
Store in airtight container with slice of apple to mellow them.

Recipe Summary


Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.4 (14 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3635 Calories from Fat 987

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 112 g171.9%

Saturated Fat 27.8 g139.2%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1364.1 mg56.8%

Total Carbohydrates 613 g204.3%

Dietary Fiber 12.7 g50.8%

Sugars 259.5 g

Protein 50 g99.4%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0.65%

Calcium 60.3% Iron 165.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dark Pfeffernusse Recipe