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Two Norwegian Girls share the Scandinavian Christmas tradition


November 14, 2018

Mildred Dawson, removes Sandbakkeles from their tin. The American Lutheran Church Women gather together every November to make Krumbake, Sandbakkeles, Rosettes and Lefse

The Scandinavian Christmas tradition is filled with an extensive assortment of cakes and cookies. With just butter, sugar, eggs, flour and some spices, an elegant variety of treats is created. The recipes are sometimes simple, sometimes elaborate, but the outcomes are always delicious. There are seven types of Norwegian Christmas cookies.

Norwegian Christmas cookies fall into three types: baked (like Berlinerkranse, sandbakkeles and pepperkaker), cooked on irons (like krumkaker and goro) and fried (like fattigmann, smultringer, and rosettes).

The American Lutheran Church women gather...

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