What is a tomte? (Hint: delicious)

I am obsessed with tomtes. These whimsical Nordic gnomes are just too darling, especially when they come in cookie form! It may sound crazy, but I am positively giddy in the knowledge that I will be baking and decorating hundreds of Pepperkaker Tomte Cookies this month (there is no such thing as too many tomtes), plus, the pepperkaker (crispy Norwegian gingerbread) is just so delicious.

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Celebrate the Season with Sarah’s European Specialty Assortment

If you’re looking for some gift ideas this holiday season, my European Specialty Assortment features four classic cookies from Norway, Sweden and Belgium. These confections are hand-made with love and care and the assortment is available in 3 sizes with details below. I would love to put together a box of these goodies for you so place your order today before my Christmas baking schedule fills up!

Or, if you’re in the mood to do some baking of your own, you can find links to each recipe down below the slideshow. The cute tomte cookie cutter is available at my favorite Scandinavian store, Stabo, located in downtown Fargo. Enjoy!

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