Norwegian Spice Cookies

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20mins
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1⁄2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg white, mixed with
  • 1 tablespoon water
Directions
  • Combine flour, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, salt, nutmeg and cardamom in bowl.
  • Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until creamy.
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla until fluffy.
  • Stir in flour mixture.
  • Divide dough in half; flatten into disks.
  • Wrap in plastic.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Heat oven to 350°.
  • Coat 3 ½ - 4 ½-inch cookie-cutter molds with nonstick cooking spray.
  • On lightly floured surface with floured rolling pin, roll out half of dough ¼-inch thick.
  • Press cutter molds gently into dough.
  • Gently pull cookies out of molds.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Brush with egg white.
  • Reroll scraps.
  • Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Bake in 350° oven 10-12 minutes, until golden.
  • Remove to racks to cool.
  • Store at room temperature or freeze.