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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

The dough may be shaped into a roll and wrapped in waxed paper. Chill thoroughly overnight or longer.
10
Slice 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