Norwegian Butter Cookies

READY IN: 25mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line a baking/cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl sift together flour with baking powder and salt.
  • In another bowl beat butter with 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, vanilla and almond extract until fluffy (about 3 minutes).
  • Add in egg and beat until combined.
  • Add in the flour mixture and beat on low speed until combined.
  • Form the dough into 1-1/2-inch balls.
  • Place the balls about 3-inches apart on the cookie sheet.
  • Using back of a fork flatten to about 1/2 to 1/2-inch thick making criss-cross patterns.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  • When the cookies are cooled coat lightly in confectioners sugar if desired.
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RECIPE MADE WITH LOVE BY

“This recipe goes back over 20 years, using the highest quality butter will make a huge taste difference to these cookies, I like to add in a pinch of cinnamon, coating in the confectioners sugar is only optional --- these cookies may also be made using a cookie press fitted with a star, stick a small maraschino cherry into the middle of the cookie before baking if desired”