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linda madsen's kringla

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
mary Armstrong
San Antonio, TX

This is an old Scandinavian "cookie" recipe. It reminds me of a sweet bread in a pretzel formation. It is usually made at Christmas time, and is made with ingredients typically on hand in your pantry. No frosting required! Served with butter is also an option.

(2 ratings)
yield 60
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For linda madsen's kringla

  • 2 c
  • 2 c
    sour cream
  • 2 c
  • 2 tsp
    (must be heaping teaspoons) baking soda
  • 6 c
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp

How To Make linda madsen's kringla

  • 1
    Combine sugar and sour cream.
  • 2
    Mix together buttermilk and HEAPING teaspoons of soda, then add to sugar/sour cream mixture.
  • 3
    Combine flour and salt. Stir into above combined ingredients. Mix will be stiff and sticky.
  • 4
    Drop about 1/3 onto floured surface. Sprinkle with flour on top of the dough, and flour rolling pin before rolling to a 10-inch rectangle.
  • 5
    Using a floured pizza cutter cut 10- inch strips, 1/2 inch wide.
  • 6
    Shape like a pretzel or a cursive "J". Repeat roll out steps as above with remaining 2/3 dough.
  • 7
    Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes until slightly browned or as preferred. Start on bottom oven shelf; move to top after 10 minutes; put another pan in bottom.

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