Dutch cinnamon cookies recipe

27 January 2016 by
First published: 19 December 2015

These remind me of the cookies my sister and I used to eat when visiting family in Holland at Christmas. The combination of spices makes the whole house smell amazing!

IngredientsĀ (makes 8 large cookies)

120g ground almonds

150g spelt flour

2 eggs

50g whole almonds

1tbsp honey or maple syrup

2tbsp coconut oil

Drop of vanilla essence

1tsp cloves

1tsp cinnamon

Pinch of nutmeg

Pinch of ginger

Pinch of pink salt


Add everything to a food processor and blitz together.

Scoop out the dough and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Remove from the fridge and roll out onto a floured surface.

Use a cookie cutter to cut the dough into circles or shapes.

Place the cookies onto a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper.

Bake in the oven at 160Ā°C for 15-20 minutes.

Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Store in an airtight tin.

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