crunchy sweet and spiced cookies
Crunchy sweet and spiced cookies are not only delicious at winter time! They are made of spelt flour, brown sugar and warm spices like cinnamon and cloves. Enjoy these cookies pure or with a delicious thin sugar glaze. Ideal to take away and snack in between!
Servings Prep Time
40cookies 10minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Servings Prep Time
40cookies 10minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Ingredients
cookies
  • 1 2/3cups spelt flour200 g
  • 1 1/2cups finely grated almonds150 g
  • 1/2cup cold butter125 g
  • 1/2cup brown sugar
  • 3tbsp honey
  • 1medium organic egg
  • 1tsp nutmeg powder
  • 2tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/4tsp glove powder
  • 1pinch salt
  • 1/2tsp baking powder
vanilla glaze
  • 3/4cup powdered sugar
  • 1tbsp melted butter
  • 1tbsp wam water
  • 1/2tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender and knead quickly to a dough. Alternatively, place the dry ingredients on a work surface, grate butter on it, add egg and honey and knead quickly with your hands to form a dough.
  3. Form the dough into a ball, place it on a plate, cover and chill for half an hour.
  4. After cooling, preheat the oven to 170°C / 338°F top/bottom heat.
  5. Divide the dough into two parts. Roll out with a rolling pin on a floured work surface to a thickness of about 3-4 mm.
  6. Cut out with cookie cutters, place on a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake for approx. 8-10 minutes until the edges slightly color.
  7. Cool to room temperature.
  8. Enjoy pure or brush with the glaze: Sift powdered sugar into a bowl, stir in melted butter and water. Add a little more water if the glaze is too thick. Coat the cookies. Let them dry for 30 minutes.
  9. Store cookies in an airtight container.