Pepparkakor (Swedish Ginger Cookies)

Pepparkakor (swedish Ginger Cookies) Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


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


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10 dozen
15 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1
    egg, well beaten
  • 2 1/2 c
    sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Pepparkakor (Swedish Ginger Cookies)


  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".

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About Pepparkakor (Swedish Ginger Cookies)

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

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