1995 1st Place: Swedish Spice Cookies

READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 30
YIELD: 60 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Have ungreased baking sheet(s) ready.
  • Sift together the flour, baking soda, spices and salt; set aside.
  • Beat the butter and 1 cup of the granulated sugar in large bowl of an electric mixer on high speed until light, 1 minute.
  • Add the egg and molasses; mix well.
  • Stop the mixer and add the flour mixture.
  • Mix just until combined.
  • Using about 1 1/2 teaspoons dough for each, roll dough into balls.
  • Roll in the remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar so they are fully coated.
  • Arrange on baking sheet, spacing them 2 inches apart.
  • If you prefer a thin, crisp cookie, they may be flattened with a glass that has been dipped in sugar.
  • Bake until set, 9 to 10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.
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