Norwegian Krumkake

Norwegian waffle cookie made with a special decorative two-sided iron griddle. They are popular among Norwegian immigrant descendants in New England and the American Midwest. It was a Christmas tradition when I was growing up.


3 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
1/2 cup flour


Beat together eggs, sugar and vanilla.  Mix in butter.  Beat in flour until smooth.  (Add more melted butter if krumkakes turn out too thick, or more flour if too thin).

Heat iron on stovetop.  Add a small dab of butter to season iron and then wipe off.
Put small amount of batter (1/2 T for 6 inch iron).  Close gently.  Bake til golden on one side (15-20 seconds), turn iron over and bake another 15-20 seconds.  Remove cookie with spatula, immediately roll into cylinder on wooden or metal form.  Cool, seam side down .

Can fill with cream or other filling.


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