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Norwegian Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Teri Drumgold

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sifted all purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 egg, well-beaten 3 tbsp. brandy 1 1/2 tsp. caraway seeds Powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together 1st 3 ingredients. Work shortening with a spoon until fluffy and creamy (these days, margarine or butter can be substituted).Then gradually add sugar while continuing to work until light. Beat in egg. Stir flour mixture and brandy into shortening mixture. Stir in caraway seeds. Chill in refrigerator until firm enough to handle easily. Then roll out, on floured board, to 1/8" thickness, or thinner. Cut into small stars, circles, etc. Place 1/2" apart, on greased cookie sheets; sprinkle with powdered sugar. Bake in moderate oven at 350 degrees 6-8 minutes, or until light brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes approx. 12 dozen 1 1/2 inch cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
A while
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have added this recipe also from Grandma McDowell's cookbook in memory of Lillian White..what a great Christmas cookie to put in a pretty basket!!

 

 

 

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