Swedish Spice Cookies

Swedish Spice Cookies Recipe

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Katie Nichols


These soft and chewy cookies have a distinctive orange flavor; they are good for snacks or even for a breakfast on the go!

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About 15
15 Min
10 Min


2 c
sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 c
cane sugar
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
light corn syrup
1/2 c
unsalted butter
1 tsp
ground cardamom
1/4 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
2 tsp
orange zest

How to Make Swedish Spice Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift the Flour together with the sugar and baking soda.
  • 2Combine the corn syrup, butter, spices and orange zest in a small saucepan; heat, just until the mixture boils and the butter melts. Remove from the heat and cool.
  • 3Whisk the egg in a large bowl; slowly pour the cooled syrup into the egg, mixing well, with a wooden spoon.
  • 4Stir in the flour mixture all at once; mix until well blended.
  • 5Drop by teaspoonfuls to form the cookies, 2" apart on greased or parchment lined cookie sheets.
  • 6Bake 11-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer cookies to cooling racks. When cool, store in a lightly closed container.

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About Swedish Spice Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy