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Light Dreams Recipe

Light Dreams

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"Crispy Swedish cookies -- you can make these either almond or lemon flavored, depending on which kind of extract you use."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Melt butter and let cool to room temperature. Cream with sugar until smooth and light yellow. Add almond extract and mix well. Sift flour and baking powder and add to mixture, mixing well. Knead dough lightly on board. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Roll dough into a log 1 inch in diameter. Cut off slices 1/3 to 1/2 inch thick. Roll slices into balls and place on cookie sheet 1 1/2 inches apart. Slightly dent the top of each with fingertip.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until light golden in color.
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Aug 29, 2002

This is a very delicious cookie. Easy to make & was a big hit with everyone. I used the lemon flavoring and after baking I dusted the tops of the cookies with powdered sugar. The powdered sugar added a nice touch.

 
Dec 22, 2008

This simple cookie has been a Christmas staple for years at my house. It has a great almond flavor and is a classic!

 

5 Ratings

Aug 29, 2002

Light Dreams, the only thing I liked about this recipe was the time efficiency, otherwise very bland and boring.

 
Aug 26, 2014

Best cookie recipe yet!! I subbed the butter for margarine and it worked great. So light and it does feel like eating a dream! 10/10 would recommend.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 43 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 2.6 g
  • 4%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 25 mg
  • 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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