Norwegian wreath cookies

These are decorative holiday cookies adding quite a bright, colorful aromatic touch to your plate of cookies.


(6 dozen)


  1. Heat oven to
  2. Mix thoroughly butter, shortening, sugar, orange peel, and eggs.
  3. Blend in flour. Color with green food coloring, if desired.
  4. Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into ropes, each 6 inches long and 1/4 inch in diameter.
  5. Form each rope into a circle, bringing one end over the other and through into a single knot. Let 1/2 inch extend at each end.
  6. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  7. Press in red cinnamon candies, if desired.
  8. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set but not brown.
  9. Immediately remove from baking sheet.


Difficulty: moderate (requires some dexterity).
Time: 1 hour.
Precision: Measure the ingredients.


Cindy W. Poehlmann 
AT&T Network Systems, Columbus, Ohio, USA 
Recipe last modified: 16 Dec 86

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Date: Wed, 28 Jan 87 08:37:15 PST
From: cwp@cbdkc1.uucp (Cindy W. Poehlmann)
Approved: reid@decwrl.UUCP
Subject: RECIPE: Norwegian wreath cookies
Organization: AT&T Network Systems, Columbus, Ohio, USA

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