Cookies Around the World 4 of 5

Recipe by CoolMonday
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • BASIC COOKIE DOUGH:
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • Add flour slowly, and mix well.
  • Divide in two.
  • SWEDISH RUBY DROPS.
  • Use 1/2 cookie dough.
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Shape cookie dough by rounded teaspoon into balls.
  • Balls can be rolled in colored sugar or dip in slightly beaten egg white and roll in finely chopped nuts.
  • Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Press thumb deeply into center of each.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes or until set but not brown.
  • Fill thumbprint with jelly.
  • NORWEGIAN WREATHS.
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Mix into 1/2 basic dough- orange peel.
  • Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfulls into pencil-like strips about 5 inches long.
  • Form strip into a circle, overlapping 1/2 inch at each end.
  • Brush tops with slightly beaten egg white.
  • Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  • Press bits of red cherries on center of overlap for berries.
  • Add leaves chopped from green cherries.
  • Bake on ungreased baking sheet 8-10 minutes until set but not brown.
  • Immediately remove from baking sheet.
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