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Pepernoten are a cookie-like kind of candy, traditionally associated with the Sinterklaas holiday in the Netherlands.  They are definitely one of my favourite treats!

Nerissa, Reservations Manager


250g self raising flour
250g honey
1 egg
1 tablespoon mixed spice
1 teaspoon aniseed


Pre warm the oven to 200 degrees

  1. Mix the ingredients together to form a dough
  2. Wrap in clingfilm and leave in the fridge for an hour.
  3. Take the dough and form into a lot of small pebbles.  About the size of a 1 euro coin.
  4. Place baking paper on a baking tray and cook in the oven for 10-15 minutes.

One Response to “Pepernoten”

  1. Nerissa’s Christmas Traditions & Recipes « Paris Blog, Travel Blog, Travel Tips – Paris Perfect says:

    […] on 5 December we celebrate Sinterklaas, which is the Dutch celebration of St Nicholas.   I cook Pepernoten and Taai Taai, traditional Dutch treats that our little ones love.  On the night of 5 December the […]

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