Norwegen Cookies - Berlinerkranzer

READY IN: 57mins
SERVES: 12-24




  • Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix thoroughly butter, shortening, sugar, orange peel and eggs. Blend in flour. Color with green food coloring, if desired.
  • Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into ropes, each about 6 inches long and 1/4 inch in diameter.
  • Form each rope into a circle, bringing one end over the other and through into a single knot. Let about 1/2 inch extend at each end. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Press in red cinnamon candies, if desired.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately remove from baking sheet.