Swedish Cardamom Cookies

Recipe by lemoncurd
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Place the butter and icing sugar in a food processor, and process until smooth.
  • Pulse in the egg, vanilla, cardamom and zest until combined.
  • Add the flour and process to make a soft dough.
  • Divide dough in half,place onto two (12- inch long) sheets of plastic wrap, using the plastic, shape into 8-inches long by 2-inches in diameter logs.
  • Refrigerate the dough logs for 2 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Scatter either the coloured sugars or toasted nuts on a work surface and roll the logs until completely coated.
  • Cut into 1/4-inch thick cookies and space about 1 inch apart on parchment-lined baking sheets.
  • Bake until golden around the edges, about 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Cool cookies on the pan. Remove to airtight container.