Swedish Tea Cookies Recipe

Swedish Tea Cookies are sandwich cookies perfect for a tea party. Learn how to make/prepare Swedish Tea Cookies by following this easy recipe.
Swedish Tea Cookies Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 30
Calories Per Serving 148
  • 1 1/2 cup Butter
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup Light Cream
  • 1/3 cup granulated Sugar (for decoration)
  • 1¼ cups Confectioners' Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Evaporated Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
How to make Swedish Tea Cookies:
  • Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C).
  • Mix together flour and 1 cup butter to form coarse crumbs.
  • Add light cream and mix to form dough.
  • Roll the dough to ½ inch thickness and cut into small roundels.
  • Roll the circles into granulated sugar.
  • Place the cookies on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Prick each cookie few times with a fork
  • Bake the cookies for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove the cookies and let them cool.
  • Place half the cookies on top of the other to make sandwiches.
  • Place remaining ½ cup butter in a medium bowl and beat it until fluffy.
  • Add confectioners' sugar and mix well.
  • Pour in evaporated milk and vanilla extract. Mix to form a good spreading consistency.
  • Spread the frosting between the cookie sandwiches and press to fit in place.