Fork Cookies

Fork Cookies


"A standard Swedish butter cookie recipe."


servings 36 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 36 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.2g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Cream the butter and 2 tablespoons of sugar until light and fluffy, then stir in the egg yolk. Add the flour and mix until well blended.
  3. Combine the 1/2 cup sugar with the cinnamon. Roll the dough into balls the size of small olives and roll in the sugar/cinnamon mixture. Place cookies on a cookie sheet and press criss-cross with a fork until cookies are 1/3 inch thick.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes, or until light brown.
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  1. 12 Ratings


This was such a good cookie! I made them at a gathering and they were gone in about 5 minutes!

Cookie tasted alright and was easy to make but crumbled apart so much that most of the cookies were just crumbs getting them off the pan. Also needs something more to make them have a little mor...

For such an unhealthy mix of ingredients, I expected a MUCH better cookie (egg yolk + sugar + butter = good? That's at least how it formulated in my mind). If you have an undeniable craving for ...

I am a foods teacher and I needed an emergency recipe so I made these and the kids loved them - they were super easy!

This cookie was extremely simple to make. I made them with my toddler and he was in heaven. He loved rolling and smashing the balls of dough. Unfortunately the cookies are not as simple to eat. ...

Taste was ok texture was to crumbly. I normally read the reviews. I did not just went by the stars. I will not make that mistake again. This is not a keeper recipe for me.

I think the ratio of flour to butter may be incorrect. I even cooled overnight and they still spread like crazy.

Not Good. Would not make again. Didn't have cream of tarter so I tried this one. Cookies did not have much taste and were not very sweet. Only two tablespoons of sugar in mixture, hmmm. Cru...

Mine came out together and not crispy, I did leave it in the full 10 min, maybe I should of taken it out at 8-9 minutes. The outside is yummy, inside is bland, thinking maybe next time to add a ...