Swedish spice cookies

Swedish spice cookies

Swedish spice cookies

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  • cinnamon - 1 tsp
  • granulated sugar - 1 c
  • salt - 1 tsp
  • butter - 1 c
  • baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  • egg - 1 item
  • all-purpose flour - 3 c
  • firmly packed brown sugar - 1/4 c
  • light molasses - 1/2 c
  • grated orange peel - 1 tsp
  • ground ginger - 1 tsp
  • silver dragees - 1 item
  • white decorators icing optional - 1 item

How to make swedish spice cookies:

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beat until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses and egg. Combine flour, salt, spices, orange peel, and baking soda. Gradually add to cream mixture. Gather dough into a ball; wrap in plastic wrap. Chill 2 to 3 hours. Preheat oven to 375°. Use 1/4 dough at a time; keep remainder refrigerated until needed. Sprinkle pastry cloth and rolling pin with granulated sugar. Sprinkle top of dough with sugar also. Roll to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with floured cookie cutters. Place 1-inch apart on unbuttered cookie sheets. If planning to use as ornaments make small hole near the top of the cookie using tip of wooden pick. Use a silver dragee for eye. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets and cool completely on wire racks. Decorate with icing, store in airtight containers at room temperature.

Recipe categories: Desserts, Cookie and brownie, Rolled cookies.

Swedish spice cookies
Average rating: 2.8 of 5, total votes: 4
Cook. Time: PT45M
Total Time: PT45M

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