Pfeffernuesse Cookie Mix Recipe

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup light molasses
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration
  1. Stir together flour, sugar, baking soda, spices, and dash black pepper.
  2. In large saucepan, combine molasses and butter; heat and stir until butter melts. Cool to room temperature.
  3. Stir in eggs. Add dry ingredients to molasses mixture; mix well. Cover. Chill several hours or overnight.
  4. Shape into 1″ balls. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are done. Remove. Cool. Roll in powdered sugar.