Dessert Recipes

Scandinavian Drops

Scandinavian DropsThis traditional recipe has been in the family for years. Every Christmas, friends and family…

Scandinavian Drops

Scandinavian Drops


1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 large eggs, room temperature, 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


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.


Beat egg whites until foamy.

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.

Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.

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Remove to wire racks.

Fill with jam; cool.

Nutrition 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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