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Swedish Ginger Cookies (Pepparkakor) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joyce Gabriel
Added: Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb. butter
1-1/2 c. sugar
1 T. white Karo syrup
2 tsp. baking soda
1 egg
3-1/4 c. white flour
1 T. cinnamon
1 T. ginger
1 T. cloves
juice and rind of 1 orange, grated

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour with baking soda and spices. Cream butter with sugar. Add syrup and egg. Add dry ingredients, mix until blended. Place dough onto lightly floured flat surface. Roll gently to desired thickness. Cut into shapes. Bake at 425 degrees until brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was from the "Come into Our Kitchens" 1943 cookbook. Pepparkakor is the Swedish word for ginger cookies.

 

 

 

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