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Scandinavian Drops Recipe

This traditional recipe has been in the family for years. Every Christmas, friends and family expect to see these attractive and delicious cookies on the table. I always happily oblige!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:33 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup jam or jelly of your choice


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add flour and mix well. Roll into 1-in. balls. Beat egg whites until foamy.
  • 2. Dip each ball halfway into egg whites, then into walnuts. Place nut side up 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, make an indentation in the center of each.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Fill with jam; cool. Yield: 5-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 133 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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chiefs35 User ID: 5577590 59107
Reviewed May. 24, 2011

"Wonderful recipe! They were easy to make and my family loved them."

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