When I first married my husband, I experienced some rather unique family favorite recipes, one of which being peppernuts. What are peppernuts? Peppernuts are small little cookies, about the size of your thumbnail that are totally addicting! Peppernuts derive from a German heritage and supposedly came to America sometime in the mid-to-late 1800s. Seeing that my husband’s family is mostly Mennonite Brethren, you can easily see where the connection might lie. Traditionally, these little cookies are served during Christian time. Some recipes (although not this one) call for small amounts of Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.