Swedish rosettes: Crisp, feather-light cookie recipe from 1960

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Swedish rosettes Crisp, feather-light cookies (1960)

Swedish rosettes: A vintage cookie recipe

This light Scandinavian cookie recipe uses a rosette iron to create its distinctive shape, and the resulting treats are as delicious as they are beautiful.

Swedish rosettes Crisp, feather-light cookies (1960)

Swedish rosettes

Yield: 36
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1/2 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Shortening or oil for frying


  1. Sift flour, sugar, and salt together.
  2. Beat egg, milk, cooking oil, and vanilla together until blended; stir into flour mixture.
  3. Heat fat in electric skillet or heavy saucepan to 400 (F).
  4. Heat rosette iron in fat for several minutes; shake off excess fat.
  5. Dip iron into batter just to top of iron; immerse quickly into hot fat; hold immersed until rosette begins to brown.
  6. Lift iron; shake off rosette; turn to brown other side; drain on absorbent towels.
  7. When cool, dust lightly with confectioners’ sugar.
  8. May be kept several weeks in a tightly -overed container.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 36 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 22Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 33mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

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Swedish rosettes vintage recipe card

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