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Swedish Cookies

By PutoPinoy on Saturday, December 12, 2009 At Saturday, December 12, 2009

  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1 egg yolk, slightly beaten
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 egg white, unbeaten
  • 3/4 c. nutmeats, cut fine

Cream butter. Add sugar gradually and cream until light. Add egg yolk, mix thoroughly and blend in flour. Form into small balls about 1 inch in diameter. Dip into egg white - then into nuts. Place on greased cookie sheet and press fairly flat with bottom of glass.

Bake in slow oven, 350 degrees for 5 minutes. Remove from oven - press centers down and bake about 15 minutes longer. Cool and fill with tart jelly or jam such as lingonberry or currant jelly. Makes 15 to 18 cookies.