Cardamom Mandelkaker, Cardamom Cookies

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by kzbhansen

This recipe was on Food Network--it is a Scandinavian cookie.

Top Review by Chabear01

Everyone here loved these delicious and ohhh so beautiful cookies. Easy to make too...what more could a body ask for? Will double, or triple recipe next time. Thank you for a wonderful recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Cream together the butter, shortening and sugars and vanilla until the mixture is fluffy.
  3. Sift together the flour, cardamom, baking powder and salt.
  4. Blend into the butter/sugar mixture.
  5. Fold in the chopped nuts.
  6. Roll teaspoons of dough into balls, place balls onto greased baking sheet, and flatten each ball with the bottom of a juice glass or cookie press dipped in granulated sugar.
  7. Arrange slivered almonds in a decorative star pattern on top of each cookie. B.
  8. Bake the cookies 18 minutes or so.
  9. Remove from cookie sheet and cool.

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