Brown Sticks

Ann Kristin Nyeggen


This is one of the cakes / cookies I bake at Christmas, it's one of 7 kind of Christmas cookies the Norwegians make.. I love the taste of this, and it has many names here in Norway, But what I use is Brune Pinner (brown Sticks). I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

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200 g
butter (room temperature)
200 g
egg yolk
1 Tbsp
golden sirup
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
vanilla sugar
1 tsp
bicarbonate sida or baking powder
300 g
all purpose flour


beaten up egg (egg white)
1 c
perl sugar
1 c
coped almond


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1Mix butter and sugar until the butter is white. Then mix the rest of the ingredients with the butter/sugar mix. combine well together.

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2Cut it in 6 equal parts, and roll them to a long sausage and press them flat on a baking tray. You can use parchment paper on the tray.

3wisp the egg (what I do is I use the egg white from the one egg yolk from the dough) and coat the flat dough.. and sprinkle the pearl sugar on it, with the choped almond.

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4Bake at temp ;175 Celcius When it's done it should be a golden brown color, if not bake it a bit longer.. when done use a pizza cutter and cut on the short side. so they resember small sticks.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Scandinavian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Christmas, #Cookies