Delicious Icelandic Pepper Cookies

Christmas cookies all year around - warms everybody’s hearts
Christmas cookies all year around - warms everybody’s hearts
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Ingredients

¼ tsp Black pepper
1 tsp Ground cloves
1 tsp Ground ginger
2 tsp Cinnamon
3 cups All-purpose flour
1 ¼ cups Sugar
1 ½ tsp Baking soda
¾ cup Corn syrup light
1 ¼ cup Butter softened
2 Eggs small
½ tsp Salt

Nutritional information

289
Calories
13.5g
Fat
40.9g
Carbohydrates
2.8g
Protein
49mg
Cholesterol
281mg
Sodium
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Delicious Icelandic Pepper Cookies

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Christmas in Iceland would not be the same without these Icelandic Pepper Cookies. My first vacation to Iceland was during the Christmas time and all the bakeries were packed with these infamous winter favorites! The combination of ginger, ground cloves and black pepper spices, best served with that warm cup of sachlav, warms everybody’s hearts, at this special time of year.

I usually prefer the healthier options when I am experimenting with cooking and baking, but this time I decided to create this easy to follow, homemade Icelandic Pepper Cookie recipe so that I can share these treats with all my friends and family, all year around!

To make Icelandic Pepper Cookies, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Delicious Icelandic Pepper Cookies

So, how to make Icelandic Pepper Cookies?

Steps to make Delicious Icelandic Pepper Cookies

1

Combine the butter and sugar

5

In a large bowl, combine butter and sugar together until smooth and creamy.

2

Add the eggs and corn syrup

3

Stir in the eggs and corn syrup and cream together well.

3

Sift the dry ingredients

3

In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, pepper, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt.

4

Combine the wet and dry ingredients

5

Add the sifted, dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix together until smooth.

5

Refrigerate

12h

Refrigerate the dough overnight.

6

Preheat the oven

15

Preheat the oven to 350°F (175 °C).

7

Roll out the dough

5

Remove the dough from the refrigerator and roll it out to a ¼ inch thickness.

8

Cut the dough

5

Cut the cookies with a 2 inch round cookie cutter.

9

Place the cookies

2

Place the cookies at least 1 inch apart on cookie sheet.

10

Bake the cookies

10

Bake for 8-10 mins in preheated oven.

11

Remove the cookies from the oven

10

Remove the cookies from the oven immediately and place on cooling rack for 5-10 mins.

Surprise your guests this Christmas with these winter wonderland Icelandic Pepper Cookies. A special treat that everyone loves! Let us know how you do and tag #cookmerecipes in your Christmas baking posts!

Bethany is very passionate about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and clean diet. She’s trying to cut meat out of her diet as much as possible and focuses on cooking vegetarian food and fish. Bethany gets a kick from finding ways to add new twists to classic dishes. What’s more, thanks to her Asian roots, she’s great at combining different cuisines to come up with something extraordinary. Bethany’s recipes will inspire you to add new colors and flavors to your everyday meals.

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