Danish Peppernut Christmas Cookies Recipe

Danish Peppernut Christmas Cookies Recipe

How To Make Danish Peppernut Christmas Cookies

Share the Christmas spirit with friends and family by baking these soft and buttery peppernut Christmas cookies that’s loaded with delightful fall spices!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1cupbutter,softened
  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • 2eggs
  • 1tspground cardamom
  • 1tspground cinnamon
  • ½tspground nutmeg
  • ¼tspground cloves
  • 1tspsalt
  • cupsall-purpose flour,or as needed


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 2 to 3 baking sheets.

  2. Beat the butter and sugar together in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Mix in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.

  3. Stir in the cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt until well blended.

  4. Mix in the flour, one cup at a time, until the dough gathers together.

  5. With floured hands, pinch off small, ½ teaspoon amounts of dough, roll into tiny balls, and place on prepared baking sheets.

  6. Bake in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes until the bottom of the cookies are light tan.

  7. Cool for 15 minutes on baking sheets.

  8. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container.


  • Calories: 19.77kcal
  • Fat: 1.02g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.63g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.05g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.43g
  • Fiber: 0.06g
  • Sugar: 1.05g
  • Protein: 0.25g
  • Cholesterol: 4.21mg
  • Sodium: 10.45mg
  • Calcium: 1.02mg
  • Potassium: 3.06mg
  • Iron: 0.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 8.81µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.00mg
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