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Icelandic Silver Coin Cookies - Spesiur Cookies

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These are Iceland’s most traditional Christmas cookies. They come from a really old recipe. 



Makes about 80

 

You will need:

 

2 cups all purpose flour

1½ cups butter, soft

1¾ cups powdered sugar

1 tablespoon vanilla extract


1.Place all the ingredients in a bowl and mix together to a smooth dough. 2.Divide into 2 rolls, each about 2” thick. 3.Cover in plastic and cool for 2 hours. 4.Heat the oven to 375°F. 5.Cut the rolls into thin slices and place on a baking tray covered with parchment paper. 6.Bake until light brown. This will take about 6–7 minutes. 7.Cool on a wire rack. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.

TIP:

These are crisp and buttery! Serve them with some jam on top.

Photography by Ellen Silverman + Susanna Blavarg