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Swedish Cookies, Tarts, and Pies

Photographer Ulf Widell

For forty-five years, renowned pastry chef Jan Hedh has been baking cookies, cakes, tarts, and pies. Over a lifetime immersed in the dessert traditions of his native Sweden, he has refined the art of baking to produce flawless recipes like the ones collected here. This sumptuous compendium features 277 kinds of baked goods, including recipes for classic Swedish desserts like almond puff pastry, coconut macaroons, petit fours, and traditional Christmas cookies, as well as a full array of muffins, fruit tarts, and cakes. Now you can re-create all of the flavors of the Nordic dessert palate, from marzipan to candied citrus to rich chocolate, with these amazing sweets that are perfect for sharing with friends over tea or coffee. With so many to try, these beloved bakery indulgences are sure to warm your heart throughout the year!    

Jan Hedh is known throughout Sweden as a beloved baker and confectioner and is internationally recognized within the food industry. He works as a partner in the artisan bakery Peter's Yard.

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