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[27 Oct 2010 | One Comment | 3,950 views]
Pfeffernusse (holiday German spice cookie)

My mom first found this recipe in a newspaper insert when we were kids. I’m pretty sure it was the spices and low-fat qualities that drew her, but after making the first batch our family was hooked! These cookies are even better if you let them age a bit, so if you want them for Christmas I would suggest making them up to a month ahead of time and storing them in an air-tight container (we used an old fruitcake tin).
Over the years as I’ve described this cookie to folks, …