Swedish Pepparkakor

Course : Desserts
Serves: 70 cookies
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Ingredients:

6 1/3 tablespoons margarine -- softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1 tablespoon dark corn syrup
1 1/2 teaspoons water
1 large egg white
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 spray Vegetable cooking spray
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 tablespoon skim milk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
 

Preparation / Directions:

Cream margarine; gradually add granulated sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add orange rind and next 3 ingredients; beat well. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients; add flour mixture to creamed mixture, beating well. Shape dough into a ball; wrap in heavy-duty plastic wrap, and freeze 30 minutes. Divide dough in half; cover and refrigerate half of dough. Roll remaining half of dough to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut with a 2-inch round cookie cutter. Place on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Repeat procedure with remaining dough. Combine powdered sugar, milk, and almond extract; stir well. Drizzle over cookies.

 

Nutritional Information:

37 Calories (kcal); 1g Total Fat; (25% calories from fat); trace Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; trace Cholesterol; 32mg Sodium


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