Pepparkakor With Orange Glaze (Spice Cookies)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Kaarin

A Swedish spice cookie. Commonly cut into animal shapes. These are zesty and crisp.

Top Review by CookingTimeForMe

These tasted just like the pepparkakor my Mor-Mor used to make, but they came out a different colour and texture than I'm used to - they were more grey and less orange. They also made much less than listed - maybe three dozen, at the most. However, they tasted perfect, even though I skipped out on the glaze.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter and sugar.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients and blend well.
  3. Roll the dough to 1/8th inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F for 8-10 minutes.
  5. Cool on wire racks.
  6. Meanwhile, stir hot orange juice into powdered sugar a few drops at a time until it is thin enough to drizzle.
  7. Drizzle cooled cookies with glaze or spread with a knife.

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