Swedish Pepperkakar Cookies

Swedish Pepperkakar Cookie Recipe


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • cup molasses
  • 1 tsp each ginger, nutmeg, cloves
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon


  • Heat molasses, shortening and sugar together
  • Let mixture cool
  • Add eggs, flour and all spices
  • Cool in refrigerator for easier handling
  • Roll very thin, cut with cookie cutters
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes

This recipes makes a lot of cookies - depending on the size and shape you use.

Recipe courtesy of Cleo Love

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