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Have you ever tried cardamom in a cookie before? This may be the best cookie EVER!! Spicy and sweet and everything Christmas! Try this Cardamom Sugar Cookie recipe for yourself as a yummy dessert this holiday season. I promise you won’t be disappointed.

Original Images and Recipe by Brittany Dawn

cookies being cut with a cookie cutter

Can Cardamom Be Used in Baking?

Cardamom spice is a warm spice that is used in many middle eastern and Indian cuisine’s. It is also used in many baking recipes like sweet breads, buns and more. Some even use it as an alternative to cinnamon in baking and as an added flavour to your coffee.

ingredients
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • vanilla 1 tsp 
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt 
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
directions
  1. Mix together the butter, sugar egg and vanilla. Beat until smooth 
  2. Add your dry ingredients and mix 
  3. Let the dough chill for 2 hours 
  4. After chilling, set oven to 350F
  5. Roll out your dough on a floured surface. dough should be roughly 1/2 inch thick. 
  6. Optional – Roll an embossed rolling pin over your dough for textured tops 
  7. Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes, place on parchment paper.
  8. Bake for 5- 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

What makes these Cardamom Sugar Cookies the best ever is the icing!

  • Beat 2 egg whites till soft peaks
  • Add approximately 2 – 4 cups icing sugar (looking for a consistency that you like)
  • add 1/2 tbsp vanilla, 1/2 tsp cardamom, 1/4 tsp nutmeg

Enjoy!

Have I convinced you to love Cardamom yet???

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Cardamom Sugar Cookies

This cardamom sugar cookie may be the best cookie recipe EVER!! Spicy and sweet and everything Christmas! 
Prep Time3 hrs
Cook Time6 mins
Additional Time10 mins
Total Time3 hrs 16 mins
Course: food & recipes
Keyword: cardamon cookie, easy cookie idea, sugar cookie
Servings: 24

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • vanilla 1 tsp
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • Mix together the butter, sugar egg and vanilla. Beat until smooth 
  • Add your dry ingredients and mix 
  • Let the dough chill for 2 hours 
  • After chilling, set oven to 350F
  • Roll out your cardamon sugar cookie dough on a floured surface. Dough should be roughly 1/2"thick.
  • Optional – Roll an embossed rolling pin over your dough for textured tops 
  • Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes, place on parchment paper.
  • Bake for 5- 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

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Notes

What makes these cardamon sugar cookies the best ever is this icing!
  • Beat 2 egg whites till soft peaks
  • add approximately 2 – 4 cups icing sugar (looking for a consistency that you like)
  • add 1/2 tbsp vanilla, 1/2 tsp cardamom, 1/4 tsp nutmeg

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