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Pepperkakor Recipe

Ja, verrry nice


4 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/3 cups sugar

1/4 cup corn syrup

1/3 cup water

7/8 cup butter

1 tablespoon orange zest -- grated

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1/2 tablespoon ginger

1/2 tablespoon ground cloves

2 teaspoons ground cardamom

2 teaspoons baking soda


Boil sugar, syrup, and water in a small saucepan.
Put the butter and spices
in a large
mixing bowl. Pour in the hot sugar mixture. Stir until butter has melted. Cool.

together baking soda and flour. Mix all ingredients toether to make a smooth

Cover and let stand overnight.
Roll out one portion of the dough at a time,
with a light
touch. Cut out shapes from the dough with cookie cutters. Place the cookies
on cold,
greased cookie sheets.
Bake the cookies at 400F for 5-8 minutes in the center
of the oven.

Check often, as they burn easily.
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