Norwegian Jelly Cookies

While mint or currant jelly is traditional, you can use any type you like. If you want to try a cross-cultural experience, use jalapeño jelly. Spicy, but delicious!

Makes: 24 cookiesHands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Makes: 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, separated
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • ½ cup currant jelly

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease baking sheets.
  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in egg yolk, then flour.
  • Roll dough into 1" balls. Dip balls in egg white, then roll in nuts.
  • Place on baking sheet; press down centers with your finger to form a hollow. Bake 8 minutes.
  • Remove from oven; press down hollow again. Bake 10 more minutes. Fill centers with jelly before serving.

Recipe Information

Makes: 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, separated
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • ½ cup currant jelly

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease baking sheets.
  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in egg yolk, then flour.
  • Roll dough into 1" balls. Dip balls in egg white, then roll in nuts.
  • Place on baking sheet; press down centers with your finger to form a hollow. Bake 8 minutes.
  • Remove from oven; press down hollow again. Bake 10 more minutes. Fill centers with jelly before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium25mg
Total Carbohydrate11g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars7g
Protein1g