The internet is full of fabulous facts about everything from current events to the history basket weaving and pfeffernusse fun facts. As we research for our daily content on food trucks, food carts and street food, we stumble upon some items of knowledge that we just did not know.
We have decided when these fun facts pop up, that we would share them with our readers in our section titled “Did You Know?”
For today’s Did You Know we will look at Pfeffernusse Fun Facts.
Pfeffernusse Fun Facts: Pfeffernüsse are fluffy pastries (cookies) with ground nuts and spices, popular as a holiday treat in Germany, Denmark, and The Netherlands.
- The exact origin of the cookie is still uncertain. The traditional Dutch belief links the pepernoten to the feast of Sinterklaas, celebrated on December 5 in The Netherlands and December 6 in Germany and Belgium. This is when children receive gifts from St. Nicholas, who is partially the inspiration for the Santa Claus tradition.
- If you were curious, the pronunciation is: