Swedish heirloom cookies (1956)

Note: This article may feature affiliate links to Amazon or other companies, and purchases made via these links may earn us a small commission at no additional cost to you. Find out more here.

Vintage Swedish heirloom cookie recipe from 1956

Spicy buttery bits, just begging to melt in your mouth!

Now you can do your Christmas “cookie-ing” early!

Swedish heirloom cookies: Yes! Bake them now — pop them in the freezer — and serve at Christmas! Extra delicious munching for everyone — these spicy little goodnesses! … savory with the mellow-richness of French’s pure vanilla, accented with French’s deliciously fragrant cinnamon! And holiday-gay with French’s Decorets. They’re so quick, so easy to make! Look…

Vintage Swedish heirloom cookie recipe from 1956

Swedish heirloom cookie recipe

(adapted by Ann Pillsbury)

Vintage Swedish heirloom cookie recipe from 1956

Swedish heirloom cookies (1956)

Yield: 54
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon French's Vanilla
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 cups almonds, ground
  • 2 cups sifted Pillsbury's Best enriched flour
  • French's Decorets (sprinkles / nonpareils)
  • 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Cream butter, vanilla, 1 cup sugar, salt.
  2. Add almonds.
  3. Blend in flour.
  4. Shape dough into balls or crescents, using a rounded teaspoonful for each.
  5. To decorate, pour Decorets on wax paper.
  6. Roll shaped dough in Decorets.
  7. Bake on ungreased baking sheets, in slow oven (325 F) for 15 to 18 minutes. (Cookies will not be brown when done.)
  8. Roll undecorated cookies in mixture of cinnamon and confectioner's sugar while warm.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 54 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 121Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 98mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 3g

Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

1956 Swedish heirloom cookie recipe


Sweet! 8 spectacular classic sugar cookie recipes (1971)

 

If you enjoyed this post, please share it! And be sure to subscribe to our weekly newsletter, follow us on Facebook or Pinterest, or check out the cool stuff in our shop. Thanks for visiting!

More stories you might like

Check out our books!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Because the fun never ends:

Join the fun

Don’t miss out on the latest and greatest vintage stuff!

Sign up for our free weekly newsletter here.