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Pepparkakor (Swedish Ginger Cookies)

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Category: Holiday

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Molasses
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Butter
  • 1 Egg, well beaten
  • 2 1/2 c Sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Ginger
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon


Heat molasses in small saucepan to boiling point. The boil 1 minute. Add
sugar and butter and stir until butter is melted. Cool. Beat in egg. Sift
together flour, salt, soda and spices. Add to first mixture and mix
thoroughly. Cover bowl tightly and chill overnight. Roll out a portion of
the dough at a time on lightly floured pastry cloth. Roll out thin. Cut
into desired shapes. Bake in a moderate oven (350) 6 to 8 minutes. Yield:
10 dozen cookies Note: The dough may be shaped into a roll and wrapped in
waxed paper. Chill thoroughly overnight or longer. Slice thin and bake in
moderate oven (350). These should be stored in an air-tight container -
allow flavor to "ripen".

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