Irish Soda Bread Cookies Recipe
These are fairly sturdy cookies and are suitable for filling a cookie jar. They are also great to serve on St. Patrick’s Day, since they are an authentic Irish cookie.
About 3 dozen cookies
1/2 cup butter, (Irish butter if available)
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon caraway seeds
3/4 cup currants
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar; beat in the egg and continue beating until fluffy.
- Measure the flour, baking soda, and salt into a fine strainer set over the butter mixture.
- Shake the mixture through.
- Mix on low speed just until combined.
- Mix in the buttermilk until smooth and stir in the caraway seeds and currants.
- Scoop tablespoons of dough onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
- Bake 11-14 minutes or until the bottoms are lightly browned.
- Remove from the oven and transfer to cooling racks. Store in an airtight container.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 73 Calories from Fat 25
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 35% Protein 6% Carb. 59%
Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Sodium 74 mg
Total Carbohydrate 11 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 1%
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