Rolled Cookie Swedish Pepparkakor

Becky posted 04-30-99


1 c butter
1 1/2 c sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tbsp grated orange peel
blanched almonds
2 tsp soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp cloves
2 tbsp corn syrup
1 tbsp water
3 1/4 c flour

Cream butter and sugar; add eggs; beat until fluffy. Stir in orange peel, corn syrup and water.

Sift flour with dry ingredients and stir into creamed mixture. Chill. On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/8 inch thickness. sprinkle with sugar, press lightly with roll pin.

Cut with floured scalloped or heart cookie cutter. Top each with an almond. Bake at 375 for 8 to 10 minutes. Makes 8 dozen.

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