Pepparkakor II

Pepparkakor II


"This is about as Swedish a cookie as you can find! The dough is rolled thin, and cut into many shapes, the most commonly used is the pig!"


servings 127 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 127 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 5.3 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.5g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 109 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in egg, corn syrup, orange juice, and orange zest. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves; stir into the creamed mixture until combined.
  3. Roll dough out to 1/8 inch thickness, and cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool cookies on wire racks.
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  1. 41 Ratings


My grandmother emigrated from Sweden in the late 1920s. I have HER mother's recipe. Swedes do not use corn syrup, they use molasses. Americans use corn syrup. Oranges were not common in ordinary...

My husband was raised on Anna's and pepparkakor was one of my two year old's first words. We eat lots of pepparkakors at our house but this is the first time we have actually made them. I am a...

This recipe made a lot of cookies for me. I didn't roll them out and broke the rules! I rolled them into balls and then flattened with a cookie press dipped in sugar. I baked them for about the ...

this recipe is good! i didn't cut my cookies out, instead rolled the dough into a log, chilled it, and then cut it into thin slices to bake. i found the thinner the cookies, the nicer they were.

I love these cookies, they are just like the Orange Thins you can buy from Ikea. However, the batter is very soft, and is best chilled for several hours before rolling, and is best rolled on a ...

These are the first cookies I have ever made that weren't a starter at a grocery store. They are so yummy! I added nutmeg, 1 tbsp. Molasses and subbed light brown sugar for the 1/2 cup white su...

This is the exact recipe that was given to me by my Danish grandmother. She always made these at Christmas, as did my mother. Now I make them and they are my favorite holiday cookie. They say...

Very tasty cookies. I used a cookie press and they came out great.

I had to reprint the recipe, because mine left the house with one of my guests after I served these for dessert. I used molasses instead of corn syrup because that's what I had, and it will be ...