Swedish Cardamom Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by lemoncurd

These cookies are light, buttery and aromatic. Wonderful with a cup of tea.

Top Review by Marney

Excellent cookies! The dough comes together nicely and is very easy to work with. Great taste and texture. These smell amazing while baking. I used the orange zest and colored sugar. Will make again for sure, thank you for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the butter and icing sugar in a food processor, and process until smooth.
  2. Pulse in the egg, vanilla, cardamom and zest until combined.
  3. Add the flour and process to make a soft dough.
  4. Divide dough in half,place onto two (12- inch long) sheets of plastic wrap, using the plastic, shape into 8-inches long by 2-inches in diameter logs.
  5. Refrigerate the dough logs for 2 hours or overnight.
  6. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  7. Scatter either the coloured sugars or toasted nuts on a work surface and roll the logs until completely coated.
  8. Cut into 1/4-inch thick cookies and space about 1 inch apart on parchment-lined baking sheets.
  9. Bake until golden around the edges, about 20 to 25 minutes.
  10. Cool cookies on the pan. Remove to airtight container.

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