Cardamom Crinkles

Cardamom Crinkles


There is something cozy about the sweet aroma of cardamom! The cookie itself is nothing more than a classic shortbread. They are similar to butter cookies but much more tender and crumblier.





¾ cup shortening

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 tsp. baking soda

¾ tsp. The Spice Hunter Ground Cardamom

½ tsp. The Spice Hunter Highland Harvested Saigon Cinnamon

¼ cup molasses

1 egg

2¼ cups all-purpose flour



¼ cup sugar

½ tsp. The Spice Hunter Ground Cardamom




  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a rimmed baking sheet.


  1. In a mixing bowl beat the shortening for 20 seconds.


  1. Add the brown sugar, baking soda, cardamom and cinnamon. Blend well.


  1. Add the molasses and egg, blend again.


  1. Add the flour gradually, mixing well after each addition.


  1. Combine the coating ingredients in a small bowl.


  1. Shape the dough into 1 ½ inch balls and roll in the sugar mixture, then
  2. place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet.


  1. Bake for 8-12 minutes.

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