Grandma Ruth's Kringla

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by erinchelsea

My Swedish grandmother made the BEST kringla! We always had this special cookie for Christmas. Now I make them for my family, although they're never as good as Grandma's kringla.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sour cream, buttermilk, heavy cream, and sugar well. Add the vanilla. (May substitute 2 teaspoons vanilla and 3/4 tsp nutmeg; or 2 teaspoons vanilla and 1 teaspoons almond flavoring.).
  2. Sift flour with baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix into the cream mixture, blend well.
  3. Chill overnight, covered, or until easy to handle. Roll into the size of a pencil, then shape into a pretzel shape or figure-8's.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees for 8 minutes or until golden.

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