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Peppernuts Recipe

Looking for an easy Peppernuts recipe? Learn how to make Peppernuts using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hstuelp

Makes 18 servings



Grandma & Grandpa's peppernut cookies - makes about 3 dozen cookies. Each serving is 2 cookies.

Recipe Ingredients for Peppernuts

1/3 cup molasses
1/3 cup butter
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 pinch salt
1 pinch ground black pepper
1/3 cup fructose (fruit sugar)

Recipe Directions for Peppernuts

  1. 1.Heat molasses with butter, stirring until butter melts. Cool to room temperature. Beat egg and stir into molasses mixture.

  2. 2.Thoroughly mix dry ingredients, except fruit sugar. Add dry mixture to molasses and butter gradually. Blend thoroughly.

  3. 3.Shape into small balls. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10-12 minutes. Roll in fruit sugar while warm. Store in a tightly covered tin to keep them semisoft.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 36.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
133
Calories from Fat
34
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.8g
6%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
74mg
3%
Potassium
111mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
23.4g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
8.7g
Protein
1.8g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
    Bad points
  • High in sugar
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