Scandinavian Butter Cookies

Scandinavian Butter Cookies Recipe

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Katie Nichols


Simple, sweet, and easy to make.


★★★★★ 1 vote

About 30
15 Min
15 Min


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  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2 3/4 c
    cake flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder

How to Make Scandinavian Butter Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F; adjust oven racks to positions #2 and #4.
  2. Cream butter with the sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the beaten egg and almond extract (note: vanilla, lemon, or any other flavor may be used instead of the almond); beat until very smooth.
  4. Sift the flour together with the salt and baking powder; beat into the butter mixture.
  5. Mold onto an ungreased cookie sheet, with a cookie press or a large pastry bag fitted with a large star tip.
  6. Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

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About Scandinavian Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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