Total Time
2hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This is a traditional Norwegian cookie that my family always makes during the Holidays. It is not overly sweet but I think you'll find that it is quite lovely. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix together sour cream, sugar, shortening, and half of the buttermilk.
  2. Dissolve baking soda in other half of buttermilk and add it to sour cream mixture.
  3. In a separate bowl mix flour, salt and baking powder.
  4. Mix flour mixture to sour cream mixture one half cup at a time.
  5. Add vanilla.
  6. Refrigerate dough until cold.
  7. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  8. Coat hands with flour and 1 tablespoon at a time roll dough into a ball, then into a long strip (like a snake), then shape strip into a figure eights.
  9. Place figure eights on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  10. Bake for 8 - 10 minutes.

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