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Cardamom Sugar Cookies

Cardamom Sugar Cookies

These tender sugar cookies are sprinkled with cardamom sugar before baking for extra flavor.

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30 min
Prep Time
2 hrs
Total Time



3 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup Land O Lakes® Extra Creamy Butter, softened

1 cup sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1 teaspoon vanilla

Cardamom Sugar

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom


1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine flour, baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon cardamom and salt in bowl; mix well. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter and 1 cup sugar in another bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg; beat until well combined. Add half of flour mixture; beat at low speed until well mixed. Add 1/4 cup whipping cream and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add remaining flour mixture; beat until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Divide dough in half; shape each into flat disk. Wrap individually in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until firm.

  4. STEP 4

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cardamom in bowl; set aside.

  6. STEP 6

    Roll out dough, one half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), on lightly floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with 2- to 2 1/2-inch cookie cutter. Place onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  7. STEP 7

    Brush tops of cookies lightly with whipping cream; sprinkle with cardamom sugar. Bake 8-10 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

80 Calories
4.5 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
50 Sodium (mg)
10 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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