These tender sugar cookies are sprinkled with cardamom sugar before baking for extra flavor.
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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® European Style Butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 large Land O Lakes® Egg
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
Combine flour, baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon cardamom and salt in bowl; mix well. Set aside.
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.
Divide dough in half; shape each into flat disk. Wrap individually in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until firm.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cardamom in bowl; set aside.
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.
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.
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really liked these cookies, I love the cardamon flavor. i used the European butter, very rich. I will try more of my recipes with the European butter to see the difference.
Can you use regular butter instead of the European butter? Would the measurements be the same?
Hi Jean. Thanks for the question! This recipe was developed to highlight the tender texture you get from using our new European Style butter. However, you can always use our butter interchangeably in recipes. Let us know how the cookies turned out for you!
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