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  • Serves: 70 Servings

Swedish Pepparkakor

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 6 1/3 tb Margarine, softened
  • 3/4 c Granulated sugar
  • 1 tb Grated orange rind
  • 1 tb Dark corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 ts Water
  • 1 Egg white
  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Ground ginger
  • 1/4 ts Ground cloves
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 c Sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 tb Skim milk
  • 1/2 ts Almond extract


Cream margarine; gradually add granulated sugar, beating at medium speed of
an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add orange rind and next 3
ingredients; beat well.

Combine flour and next 4 ingredients; add flour mixture to creamed mixture,
beating well. Shape dough into a ball; wrap in heavy-duty plastic wrap, and
freeze 30 minutes. Divide dough in half; cover and refrigerate half of
dough. Roll remaining half of dough to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly
floured surface. Cut with a 2-inch round cookie cutter. Place on baking
sheets coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Repeat
procedure with remaining dough.

Combine powdered sugar, milk, and almond extract; stir well. Drizzle over
cookies. Yield: 70 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie).

Per serving: 38 Calories; 1g Fat (25% calories from fat); 0g Protein; 7g
Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 32mg Sodium

NOTES : Store loosely covered.

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