Total Time
45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is my Swedish great-grandmother's recipe for Pepparkakors. She used to make hundreds of these every year for Christmas.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter, sugar, egg, and molasses together.
  2. Mix together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, clove, ginger.
  3. Add flour mixture to butter/sugar mixture and mix well.
  4. Refrigerate dough for several hours.
  5. Divide into fourths and roll into logs. wrap each log in waxed paper and aluminum foil.
  6. Freeze dough overnight.
  7. Remove 1/2 log from freezer at a time. Slice very thin(1/8 inch) and place on greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 10-15 minutes in preheated 300F oven.
  9. Cool for a few minutes and remove to wire rack.

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Delicious! They're getting eaten almost as soon as they cool. I was thinking of reducing the amount of cloves a little bit, but all my testers are saying they like them just the way they are.

mathematizer December 02, 2006

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