Recipes For Christmas

In any conventional Swedish home, the smell of these home baked cookies will be found wafting allround the home at Christmas time. The Swedes genuinely love cooking for the holiday season and the Christmas Eve celebration is the spotlight of the year.

Don’t be worried by the literal translation of Pepparkakor, which means pepper cookies, it may have been that in olden times there was a little pepper in the recipe, but now there’s just a tasty mix of spices.

Christmas Spice Cookies or Pepparkakor

Makes when it comes to 2 dozen cookies

  • 8 ounces (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1. Preheat oven to 400˚ F.

    2. In a huge bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in egg, corn syrup, orange juice, and orange zest.

    3. In a distinguished bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Stir flour mixture into the creamed butter until combined.

    4. Roll dough out to 1/8 inch and cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the oven. Cool cookies on wire racks.

    These are a fantasti cookie recipe for children to make and taste even better when cut out with all manner of shape of cookie cutters!

    Enjoy making and eating this established Swedish cookie recipe.

    Recipes For Christmas

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    Recipes For Christmas

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    Recipes For Christmas

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    Recipes For Christmas

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