Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

A tender, fragrant drop cookie (not rolled). I clipped this from a magazine many, many years ago when I went on a quest to find recipes from the countries of my various ancestors. I have no idea what magazine it was, or who submitted it or even if it's really Swedish!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together sugars, margarine and oil.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla.
  3. Blend thoroughly.
  4. Sift together flour, soda, cream of tartar, salt, and spices.
  5. Mix flour and creamed mixtures well. Chill at least 1 hour, but overnight is better.
  6. Pinch off bits and roll into balls the size of small walnuts.
  7. Roll in sugar.
  8. Place on lightly oiled cookie sheet.
  9. Flatten with bottom of glass.
  10. Bake at 375°F until lightly browned, 10 minutes or so.
  11. Do not over bake.
Most Helpful

5 5

What a delicious cookie! The spices are subtle. I cut the oil in half, and used butter instead of margarine. These baked up light and flavorful. I will make these again - everyone is enjoying them!