Swedish Walnut Cookies

Swedish Walnut Cookies


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About this recipe: This is an old family recipe. If you like, you can add 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder to the mixture - it makes the cookies taste like brownies.

Barbara Morgan

Makes: 48 biscuits

  • 225g butter or cooking margarine
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 110g dark soft brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 250g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 60g chopped walnuts
  • Coloured sugar or sprinkles for decoration (optional)

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Cream the butter and sugars together until smooth. Stir in the egg and vanilla extract. Sift in the flour, bicarbonate of soda and cream of tartar. Stir into the sugar mixture.
  3. Roll dough into 3cm sized balls. Roll the balls in the chopped walnuts then in sugar. Place on an ungreased baking tray and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until biscuits are light brown.

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