Pepparkakor (swedish Ginger Cookies) Recipe

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Pepparkakor (Swedish Ginger Cookies)

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

Popular Swedish cookies. I have these posted on another site and have received several glowing reviews.

Rating:
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Serves:
10 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
molasses
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
butter
1
egg, well beaten
2 1/2 c
sifted all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
ginger
1/2 tsp
cinnamon

Step-By-Step

1Heat molasses in small saucepan to boiling point. Boil 1 minute.
2Add sugar and butter and stir until butter is melted. Cool.
3Beat in egg.
4Sift together flour, salt, soda and spices.
5Add to first mixture and mix thoroughly. Cover bowl tightly and chill overnight.
6Roll out a portion of the dough at a time on lightly floured pastry cloth. Roll out thin.
7Cut into desired shapes.
8Bake in a moderate oven (350F) 6 to 8 minutes.
9Notes:

The dough may be shaped into a roll and wrapped in waxed paper. Chill thoroughly overnight or longer.
10Slice thin and bake in moderate oven (350F).

These should be stored in an air-tight container - allow flavor to "ripen".

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Swedish