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Swedish Ginger Cookies (Pepparkakor)

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Category: Christmas, Cookies

 Ingredients List

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


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

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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