Danish "Mandel Kager" Almond Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Bergy

A Christmas favorite. Easy to make

Top Review by moosehead

Wonderful and very spicy! The cardamom makes the cookie extra special. I added 1 tsp cinnamon beyond the 1 Tbs in ingredient list, otherwise followed the recipe. I did find that for my oven, they only took 7 min or so to brown lightly on bottom. Will definitely make again - a nice addition to Christmas munchies!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the shortening, butter, sugar& egg.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon& cardamon.
  3. Add nuts.
  4. Chill.
  5. Roll into 1" balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Flatten slightly and decorated with an almond.
  7. Brush with egg glaze.
  8. Egg Glaze---------.
  9. mix egg yolks and water.
  10. Bake at 375f for 10-12 minutes.

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