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Swedish Yule Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 250 Gram, softened (1 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Sugar 175 Gram (3/4 Cup)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 400 Gram (2 1/3 Cup)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1 , beaten
Directions

Beat butter, 1/2 cup (125 g) sugar and egg in a large bowl until fluffy.
Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture.
Knead to make a dough.
Press into a ball and wrap in foil or plastic wrap.
Refrigerate 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
Divide dough into 3 pieces; knead each in turn.
Refrigerate 2 pieces of kneaded dough.
On a floured surface, roll out third piece of kneaded dough 1/8 inch (3 mm) thick.
Cut out 2-1/2-inch (6-cm) rounds.
Place on a baking sheet.
Repeat with refrigerated dough.
Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon.
Brush cookies with egg white; sprinkle generously with sugar and cinnamon mixture.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.
Cool on a rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday

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