Norwegian Sandnuts / Sandnøtter

A recipe for a classic Norwegian Christmas cookie meny.no
Norwegian Sandnuts / Sandnøtter

Sandnuts are in many Norwegian families one of the seven sorts of cookies one bakes for Christmas. It is a light cookie with porous consistency that melts in your mouth. Make the sandnuts together with your family, for homemade is always best. The recipe gives about 90 small cookies.

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Mock Marzipan Without Almonds and Nuts / Falsk Marsipan uten Mandler og Nøtter

A marzipan recipe for people who are allergic to
almonds and nuts found on jacobs.no
Mock Marzipan Without Almonds and Nuts / Falsk Marsipan uten Mandler og Nøtter

Are you or someone in your family allergic to almonds and nuts? Here is a recipe for the mock marzipan made without almonds and nuts that you can use to make tasty ‘marzipan’ sweets.

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Norwegian Cognac Cookies / Konjakksnitter

A recipe for delicious small cookies tasting of cognac
found on
melk.no
Norwegian Cognac Cookies / Konjakksnitter

Having a hard time finding out what to give to someone for Christmas? Why not give away an edible gift? Bake these cookies and put them in a nice box and decorate with pretty red silk ribbon. Nice to give and nice to get!

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Berliner Wreaths / Berlinerkranser

The recipe for one of the really classic Norwegian
Christmas cookie found on
 mills.no

Berliner Wreaths / Berlinerkranser

Berlin wreaths are a real Norwegian Christmas classic and are for many a must for Christmas! In my childhood home they were always one of the seven sorts of cookies my mother baked for Christmas. The cakes are small and crispy, with a beautiful sweet taste that almost melts on the tongue – Ted

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Norwegian Fork Cookies / Gaffelkaker

A quick and easy recipe for some delicious Norwegian
Christmas cookies found on
 melk.no

Norwegian Fork Cookies / Gaffelkaker

Try some of these tasty fork cookies for Christmas! Simple and fun
to make with the kids. 1 serving of dough makes about 40 cakes.

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Norwegian Almond Macrons / Mandelmakroner

A classic Norwegian Christmas cookie found on mills.no
Norwegian Almond Macrons / Mandelmakroner

Almond macrons are typical Norwegian Christmas cookies that are relatively easy to make. They are round cookies that can be decorated with chocolate and a whole almond on top. Some also choose to use hazelnuts. The cookies have a strong taste of almond and have a relatively round, but quite uneven shape. One portion of this recipe makes about 40 cookies.

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Norwegian Christmas Pate / Julepostei

A Norwegian Christmas buffet classic found on matprat.no
Norwegian Christmas Pate / Julepostei

Pates should be generous in ingredients and taste. This pate is not hard to make and it is always a hit on the Christmas buffet.

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Norwegian Linseed Bread / Linfrøbrød

An old-fashioned bread recipe found in “Gjærbakst” (Baking with Yeast) published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1979
Norwegian Linseed Bread / Linfrøbrød

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Swedish Almond Bread / Svenskt Mandelbröd

A Swedish bread recipe found on koket.se
Swedish Almond Bread / Svenskt Mandelbröd

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Thick Danish Farmhouse Soup / Tykk Dansk Bondesuppe

A soup recipe from “Mine 100 Bedste Opskrifter Fra Fad
Og Fryser” (My 100 Best Recipes from Pots and Freezer) by Mona Giersing published by Lademann in 1982Thick Danish Farmhouse Soup / Tykk Dansk Bondesuppe

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Traditional Norwegian Potato Cakes / Potetlomper

A recipe for classic  Norwegian potato cakes found in
“Mat for All” (Food for All) published by
Tiden Norske Forlag in 1985

Traditional Norwegian Potato Cakes / Potetlomper

Before the American way of eating hot dogs, with the frankfurter in a bun reached Norway sometimes in the late fifties, it was potato cakes like these we wrapped around the sausages here. Some people still like to eat frankfurter in this way. Some even make a “special”, wrap the frankfurter in a potato cake and put it in a bun.

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Traditional Sour Cream Porridge from Western Norway / Rømmegrøt fra Lærdal

A classic Norwegian porridge recipe found on  bydekvinnelaget.no
Traditional Sour Cream Porridge from Western Norway / Rømmegrøt fra Lærdal

I have already posted several recipes for Norwegian sour cream porridge on this blog and here comes one more. These recipes vary from hamlet to hamlet and county to county. This one from Lærdal, for example, is made with semolina. I have not seen that before – Ted

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Mueller’s Macaroni Cheese Bake / Mueller’s Ovnsbakte Makaroni og Ost

A classic American recipe found in “Delicious Recipes
with Mueller’s Macaroni Products” published
by C F Mueller Co in the 1940sMueller’s Macaroni Cheese Bake / Mueller’s Ovnsbakte Makaroni og Ost

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Norwegian Traditional Velvet Porridge / Fløyelsgrøt

A recipefor a traditional Norwegian Saturday porridge
found on
norsktradisjonsmat.no

Norwegian Traditional Velvet Porridge / Fløyelsgrøt

Delicious porridge with long traditions. This recipe is taken from  “Traditionskost fra Ringerike” (Traditional Food from Ringerike), published in 1996.

Here we can read that porridge and gruel were widely used in theold days. Water porridge and milk porridge were most common everyday, while velvet porridge was usually served on Saturday afternoon. An old farmhand from Ådalen once said, “If theres no porridge, I might as well stay here.” He was out working out in the fields and saw no reason to walk up to the farmhouse to eat the evening meal if there was no porridge on the table.

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Two-Ingredient Flatbreads / Flatbrød med To Ingredienser

A simple flatbread recipe found on Better Homes and Gardens
Two-Ingredient Flatbreads / Flatbrød med To Ingredienser

Try adding your favorite flavors like spice mixes or herbs
to these chewy flatbreads.

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