In Norwegian these have a really un-PC name, Jødekaker (directly translated it means Jew cakes), but the name comes from the alleged fact that Sephardic jews brought the cookies with them when they immigrated to Norway. Anyone of Jewish descent know anything that resembles it?
It’s fairly common in certain parts of Norway, whereas in other parts, it is relatively unknown. I’ve grown up with this. My co-workers in another part of Norway looked at me in horror last year when I listed this as one of the cookies I would be making for Christmas because of the name.
It is probably the easiest cookie I’ve made for Christmas this year.