In Sweden, Christmas begins with the annual Lucia Dagen (Saint Lucia Day) on December Usually, the eldest girl in the family portrays St Lucia, wearing a robe and crown full of candles. She serves her parents Lussekattor (Lucia buns) and coffee.
Swedish Sour Cream Twists (Layered Yeast Cookies) from The Food Charlatan. These pastry-like cookies have yeast in them but require no rising. You just have to chill the dough a while, roll in lots of (Best Christmas Dips)