Pepparkakor (Swedish Ginger Cookies)

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 10 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat molasses in small saucepan to boiling point.
  • Boil 1 minute.
  • Add sugar and butter and stir until butter is melted.
  • Cool.
  • Beat in egg.
  • Sift together flour, salt, soda and spices.
  • Add to first mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • Cover bowl tightly and chill overnight.
  • Roll out a portion of the dough at a time on lightly floured pastry cloth.
  • Roll out thin.
  • Cut into desired shapes.
  • Bake in a moderate oven (350F) 6 to 8 minutes.
  • The dough may be shaped into a roll and wrapped in waxed paper.
  • Chill thoroughly overnight or longer.
  • Slice thin and bake in moderate oven (350F).
  • These should be stored in an air-tight container - allow flavor to "ripen".
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