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Danish Brown Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 250 Gram (1 cup plus 2 tablespoons)
  Sugar 200 Gram (1 cup)
  Molasses 125 Gram (1/2 cup)
  Eggs 2
  All purpose flour 500 Gram (4 cup)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped blanched almonds 75 Gram (1/2 cup)
  Diced candied lemon peel 75 Gram (1/3 cup)
Directions

Combine butter, sugar, and molasses in heavy saucepan.
Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Beat in eggs.
Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, almonds, and candied lemon peel.
Cover dough with plastic wrap and allow to chill 1 hour.
Remove from refrigerator and divide dough into 4 portions.
Roll each portion into an 8-inch (20 cm) long cylinder.
Wrap again and chill until firm.
With a sharp knife or an automatic slicing machine, cut the cylinders of dough into very thin slices 1/8 th inch (2 mm) is fine.
Place 2 inches (5 cm) apart on greased baking sheets.
Bake at 400°F. (200°C) for 7 to 10 minutes, or until beginning to turn brown.
Allow to cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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