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Danish Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 250 Gram (1 Cup)
  Sugar 200 Gram (1 Cup)
  Light corn syrup 125 Gram (1/3 Cup)
  Chopped almonds 75 Gram (1/2 Cup)
  Chopped candied lemon peel 75 Gram (1/2 Cup)
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 500 Gram, sifted (3 1/3 Cups)
Directions

In a small saucepan, melt butter or margarine, sugar and corn syrup over low heat.
Remove from heat; pour into a large bowl.
Stir in almonds, candied peel, cloves, cinnamon and ginger.
Dissolve baking soda in boiling water; stir into corn syrup mixture.
Cool.
Knead flour into mixture to make a dough.
Form dough into 2 rolls and wrap in foil or plastic wrap.
Refrigerate 24 hours.
Grease baking sheets.
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
Cut rolls of dough into slices 1/4 inch (5 mm) thick.
Place on greased baking sheets leaving space between them for spreading during cooking.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes.
Remove from baking sheets with a spatula; cool on a rack.

Recipe Summary

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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5222 Calories from Fat 2167

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 245 g376.4%

Saturated Fat 131.8 g659.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 537.6 mg179.2%

Sodium 811.7 mg33.8%

Total Carbohydrates 715 g238.4%

Dietary Fiber 37.4 g149.8%

Sugars 240.7 g

Protein 70 g139.9%

Vitamin A 126.6% Vitamin C 165.5%

Calcium 56.4% Iron 153.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Danish Cookies Recipe