Cardamon Crisps

Cardamon Crisps

Spicy Chicago Couple to Give Well-Seasoned Talk, July 27, 2019

Adapted from On Spice, Advice, Wisdom, and History with a Grain of Saltiness! by Caitlin Penzey Moog

Yield:  5 dozen cookies

1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
2 large eggs
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon salt
Additional sugar and grated coconut for garnish

Preheat oven to 375⁰F

Blend sugar with butter.  Beat in eggs.  Sift together flour, baking powder, cardamom and salt.  Gradually stir into butter mixture.

Drop 1/2 rounded teaspoons of dough onto ungreased cookie sheets.  Flatten to 1/4 inch thickness using a glass covered with damp cloth.  Sprinkle tops with sugar and coconut.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes until cookies are lightly brown around the edges.  Cool on pans for 30 seconds, the move to wire rack.