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Swedish Kringla

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Swedish Kringla
  • Prep 1 hr 15 min
  • Total 5 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 42

Bake these light and fluffy Swedish cookies - perfect dessert for a crowd.

Updated September 2, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2
    cups sugar
  • 1/2
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
    cup buttermilk
  • 1
    (8-oz.) container sour cream
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 5 1/3
    cups All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
  • 4
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4
    teaspoon salt

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, combine sugar and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add buttermilk, sour cream, almond extract, vanilla and egg yolks; beat well.
  • 2
    Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add 4 cups flour and all remaining ingredients; mix well. With wooden spoon, stir in remaining 1 1/3 cups flour. Cover dough with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight for easier handling.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 425°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets or spray with nonstick cooking spray. Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls. On floured surface, roll each ball into 10-inch-long rope; shape into figure eight (8) or pretzel shape. Place on greased cookie sheets.
  • 4
    Bake at 425°F. for 6 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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