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Swedish Yule Cookies


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  • 1 c plus 2 tbsp butter, softened
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/3 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg white, beaten



Step 1

Beat butter, 1/2 c sugar, and egg in a large bowl until fluffy. Sift flour with baking powder and salt. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture. Knead to make a dough. Press into a ball and wrap in foil or plastic wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 400 °. Divide dough into 3 pieces; knead each in turn. Refrigerate 2 pieces of kneaded dough. On a floured surface, roll out third piece of kneaded dough 1/8 inch thick. Cut out 2 1/2 in rounds. Place on a baking sheet. Repeat with refrigerated dough.
Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon. Brush cookies with egg white; sprinkle generously with sugar and cinnamon mixture. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Cool on a rack.

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