Rating: 4 stars 3.8
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1

A traditional Swedish Christmas recipe, they are crispy, brown, and delicious plain or decorated. Different from your everyday gingersnap!

Gallery

Recipe Summary

Servings:
60
Yield:
4 -5 dozen
Advertisement

Ingredients

60
Original recipe yields 60 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Place butter in a large, heatproof bowl. In a medium saucepan, heat brown sugar, molasses and spices just to boiling point. Add baking soda and stir in. Pour this mixture over the butter and stir until it melts.

    Advertisement
  • Beat egg and mix in; add flour, a cup at a time, and blend thoroughly. Turn out onto a lightly floured board and knead 1-2 minutes. Wrap in waxed paper and chill until firm (about an hour).

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).

  • Roll out to approximately 1/8 inch thickness on a lightly floured board and cut into desired shapes. Place on greased baking sheets and bake for 8 - 10 minutes.

  • Remove from sheets and cool on racks; may be decorated with piped icing or whatever else you like!

Nutrition Facts

66 calories; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 10.8g; fat 2.2g; cholesterol 8.5mg; sodium 62mg. Full Nutrition
Advertisement