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Category: Cookies, Norwegian

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Butter (or margarine),
  • -softened
  • 3/4 c Solid shortening
  • -(e.g. Crisco)
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 ts Orange peel, grated
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 c Flour, all-purpose
  • Red cinnamon candies
  • -(optional)
  • Green food coloring
  • -(optional)


Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix thoroughly butter, shortening, sugar,
orange peel and eggs. Blend in flour. Color with green food coloring, if

Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into ropes, each about 6 inches long
and 1/4 inch in diameter.

Form each rope into a circle, bringing one end over the other and through
into a single knot. Let about 1/2 inch extend at each end. Place on
ungreased baking sheet. Press in red cinnamon candies, if desired.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately remove from
baking sheet.


* Norwegian wreath cookies These are decorative holiday cookies adding
quite a bright, colorful aromatic touch to your plate of cookies.

: Difficulty: moderate (requires some dexterity).
: Time: 1 hour.
: Precision: Measure the ingredients.

: Cindy W. Poehlmann
: AT&T Network Systems, Columbus, Ohio, USA
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