Swedish Heirloom Cookies with Walnuts
A melt in your mouth, nutty cookie that is the perfect texture, and sweetness. A holiday tradition in our family.
Servings: 36 cookies
- 2 cups white flour
- 2 sticks softened butter
- 1 pinch salt
- 2 cups confectionery sugar divided
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 egg large
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 325 degrees f.
Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper.
In a bowl, cream together the softened butter, and 1 cup of confectionery sugar
Add in the flour, salt, egg, extracts, and water.
Fold in the chopped nuts.
Form crescents and small heaping tablespoon balls of dough on the cookie sheets- these do not spread so each sheet can fit 12-15 cookies.
Bake for 13-15 minutes until the bottoms are golden brown.
Roll warm cookies in confectionery sugar.
Repeat process until all cookies are baked/coated.
Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 131cal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 163IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg