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Scandinavian Christmas Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 375 Gram (1 1/2 Cups)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Egg yolk 1
  All-purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Cardamom 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cardamom 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs), ground
  Orange juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Pre-heat the oven by setting the temperature to 400°F (200°C).

MAKING
2) Take a bowl and add the sugar and butter together creaming them until they become fluffy and light.
3) Add the egg and egg yolk to the bowl, beating them thoroughly.
4) Sift the flour together with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom and add it to the mixture.
5) Add the orange juice and almonds stirring them in.
6) Blend properly and refrigerate for a minimum of 1 hour.
7) Take a board and sprinkle flour on it.
8) Roll the dough out maintaining a thickness of 1/4 inch (5 mm).
9) Cut the dough into different shapes.
10) Take a cookie sheet and butter it placing the cookies on it.
11) Place inside a pre-heated oven and bake for 5 minutes approximately.

SERVING
12) Serve as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Preparation Time: 
70 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5963 Calories from Fat 3378

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 388 g596.5%

Saturated Fat 201.8 g1009%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1202.9 mg401%

Sodium 127.6 mg5.3%

Total Carbohydrates 578 g192.7%

Dietary Fiber 28.9 g115.6%

Sugars 308.5 g

Protein 75 g150.6%

Vitamin A 197.4% Vitamin C 14.5%

Calcium 61.1% Iron 123.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Scandinavian Christmas Cookies Recipe