Oatmeal-Lace Cookies (Havrekniplekaker)
I found this delicious recipe late one evening when my daughter informed she needed to bring a Norwegian food item for a heritage day pot-luck at her school the NEXT day! I had all the ingredients and the cooking time is so short so this is the one I made for her. I'm so glad I did, these turned out to be very delicious and quite different from 'normal' cookies. The recipe is from Authentic Norwegian Cooking by Astrid Karlsen Scott.
- Ready In:
- 1 cup butter (do not substitute)
- 1 cup sugar
- 2⁄3 cup flour, sifted
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups quick-cooking oats
- 1⁄4 cup milk
- Heat oven to 375°.
- Melt butter in saucepan; stir in remaining ingredients, mixing well.
- Drop by 1/2 teaspoonful about 3 inches apart on a greased and floured cookie sheet.
- Spread thinly.
- Bake for 5-7 minutes and WATCH CAREFULLY!
- Let stand a few minutes before removing from pan.
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These cookies are super delicious as well as very easy and quick to make. A very delicate, light and crunchy cookie with excellent taste. Thank you Hey Jude for sharing. This recipe will be going into my book of keepers! Just a note to add: the first time I made these I used old fashioned oats as I had no other. The second time I used quick oats as called for. I have to say I prefer the old fashioned as they come out lacier and more crunchy. Both are delicious!Reply