Finska Kakor

Finska Kakor

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"Buttery cookies topped with sugar and almonds."
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servings 111 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 111 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 11g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 44 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Mix butter and sugar thoroughly. Work in flour with hands. Chill dough.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  3. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thick. Cut in strips, 2 1/2 x 3/4 inch. Brush tops lightly with 1 egg white, slightly beaten.
  4. Sprinkle with mixture of 1 Tablespoon sugar and 1/3 cup finely chopped blanched almonds. Carefully transfer several at a time to ungreased baking sheet. Bake 17 to 20 minutes, or until a delicate brown.



This has been our family's favorite holiday cookie for 25 years! It is a great cookie exchange cookie...quick to make because they don't spread very you can bake many of them on a singl...

So good, but add a teaspoon of almond extract to the dough for better almond flavor.

Fun fact: "Finska kakor" means "Finnish cookies" BUT in Swedish :P "Suomalaisia kakuja" would be the Finnish translation. Def reminds me of the old country. Holla!

These were really fun to make and my daughter thought it was really yummy! I was in a sugar kick so i added more sugar to the dough. Baked it for about 12 minutes. The 2nd time I made it, I r...

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