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Swedish Rye Cookies

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Ingredients
  Sifted all-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sifted rye flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated orange rind 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 325°F.

MAKING
2) Sieve all-purpose flour, rye flour and salt together.
3) In a large bowl, add butter, orange rind and sugar, Cream them together.
4) Add in the flour mixture into the creamed butter. Mix to form a smooth dough.
5) Wrap the dough in a wax paper or aluminium foil. Chill for 2 hours in the refrigerator or 30 minutes in the freezer.
6) Divide the dough into two halves. Roll them out between two wax paper to a thickness of 1/8-inch.
7) Slice out 2 1/2-inch cookie shapes using a doughnut cutter.
8) Place the cookie on an ungreased cookie sheet. Prick the top with the fork.
9) Bake the cookies for about 10 minutes keeping a close eye on them.

SERVING
10) Serve the Swedish Rye Cookies sprinkled with powdered sugar, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Rye
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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