Swedish Cookies (Brunscrackers)

Swedish Cookies (Brunscrackers)

20 Reviews 6 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    22 m
  • Ready In

    37 m
SHEILAKAY77
Recipe by  SHEILAKAY77

“This is a recipe that my husband's nana has made for years. They are the easiest cookies I have ever made. The ingredients were harder to find than it was to make the cookies. They are like potato chips, you cannot eat just one!”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 12 cookies

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sift together the flour and baking soda.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, vanilla sugar, and golden syrup; mix well. Stir in the flour and mix until just incorporated. Form dough into two, 1 inch thick elongated rolls the length of your cookie pan. Place them on the cookie pan with enough space in between for them to spread.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until they are light golden brown and have flattened; about 20 to 22 minutes if using margarine, or 13 to 15 minutes if using butter. Remove from oven and let cool slightly for about 3 minutes. Cut diagonally into 1 to 2 inch strips while still warm. Remove individual cookies to cool on a wire rack.

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nmc
27

nmc

response to previous post ... i have found it in the "international" section of my grocery store with the british products ... or you can just google it & find it online ... Golden syrup is a thick, amber-colored form of inverted sugar syrup, made in the process of refining sugar cane juice into sugar, or by treatment of a sugar solution with acid. It is used in a variety of baking recipes and desserts. It has an appearance and taste similar to honey, and is often used as a substitute for people who cannot eat honey and those who choose not to (such as vegans). It can also be used as a substitute for corn syrup.

redsonja
25

redsonja

These cookies are fantastic. Having lived in Norway for several years, I will explain that the vanilla sugar (vaniljesukker)I found in the grocery store was, in fact, of a powdered sugar consistency. However, it can be quite difficult to find the Scandinavia style of vanilla sugar in the United States. I have made the recipe using granulated sugar and adding vanilla, as well as using powdered sugar and adding vanilla. Both ways have turned out just fine. In my estimation, this recipe is very forgiving and highly adaptable. Thus, I think it does not make too much difference which variation of vanilla sugar is used. Thank you.

OODLES_OR
15

OODLES_OR

True to the description, these cookies are super easy to make and taste absolutely wonderful. I make my own vanilla sugar and used maple syrup. My DH actually gave them this rating. He is drinking a cup of tea and eating them as I am writing this review. He said they would be excellent with coffee or milk also. I even nibbled on one and they almost melt in your mouth. Crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful, easy, and fast to make recipe.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 287 cal
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs
  • 35.5 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium
  • 216 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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