You are here


rhiannonn's picture
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cardamom powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Dark brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Walnuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1 Dash
  Egg whites 2
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Preheat oven to 375F.
2. Lightly grease cookie sheets.

To Make Cookie Dough:
3. Sift flour with cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, pepper, cardamom and baking soda and set aside.
4. In large bowl, with electric beater at high speed, beat 2 eggs and the brown sugar until light for about 5 minutes.
5. At low speed, beat in flour mixture and nuts until well combined to get a sticky dough.
6. With wet hands, pinch off dough by tablespoonfuls and roll into 1-inch balls.
7. Place on prepared cookie sheets, bake 12 to 15 minutes and remove to wire rack to cool.
To make Glaze:
8. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, cream of tartar and 1 cup water.
9. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
10. Boil, without stirring for about 5 minutes until mixture forms a 2-inch thread when dropped from a spoon or to 235F on candy thermometer.
11. In medium bowl, with electric mixer at medium speed, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form when beater is raised.
12. Pour syrup in continuous stream into egg whites, beating constantly until mixture thickens slightly.
13. Drop cookies, a few at a time, into glaze with fork, turn to coat completely.
14. Lift out and place on wire rack to dry.
15. Store in tightly covered container about 1 week to mellow.

16. Serve with beverages or drinks as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.1 (18 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4563 Calories from Fat 312

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g56.1%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 593.3 mg24.7%

Total Carbohydrates 1032 g343.9%

Dietary Fiber 14.2 g56.8%

Sugars 783.2 g

Protein 57 g114.1%

Vitamin A 10.4% Vitamin C 5.4%

Calcium 20% Iron 103.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pfeffernüsse Recipe