Jan Hagel Cookies (Dutch Holiday)

Jan Hagel Cookies (dutch Holiday)

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Tina Watt

By
@Aleida

My parents came from the Netherlands to the US in the late 50's. I grew up with Dutch food which is very peasant, but the pastries and cookies are something else. My mother always made these at Christmas time. They are very simple and have a delightful spice flavor.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
20-25
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1
    egg white
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    sliced almonds

How to Make Jan Hagel Cookies (Dutch Holiday)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Cream shortening, add, sugar, egg yolk, cream well.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Add dry ingredients gradually.
  5. Knead dough a bit and then divide into two equal portions.
  6. Lightly grease 2 cookie sheets.
  7. Using your hands, spread the dough into an even layer on the sheets. (I use a rolling pin at the end to smooth it out.)
  8. Brush with egg white diluted with a little water. Sprinkle with almonds.
  9. Bake 20 minutes, 30 for thicker cookies. Cut on diagonal to create diamond shaped cookies within minutes of removing from oven.

Printable Recipe Card

About Jan Hagel Cookies (Dutch Holiday)

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Who Invented the Hot Fudge Sundae?

Who Invented the Hot Fudge Sundae?


Thick and rich, hot fudge sauce turns ordinary vanilla ice cream into something magical. Cold vanilla ice cream gets slightly melted from the hot fudge and topped with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry. It’s a classic and easy dessert. But what’s the history of the hot fudge sundae and who invented it? Before we […]

Five Ways to Enjoy a Sandwich

Five Ways to Enjoy a Sandwich


Sandwiches aren’t just filled with deli meat or peanut butter and jelly. They can be made from all sorts of ingredients sandwiched between two slices of bread. Edward Montagu may not agree with me … but a sandwich can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert! Here are a few favorites. Start the day […]

15 Fish Recipes to Have for Dinner This Summer

15 Fish Recipes to Have for Dinner This Summer


Fish recipes are one of our favorite go-to summer dinners. Fried, grilled or baked – we love that we can prepare our favorite fish in a variety of ways so we’ll never be bored. Pair these easy fish recipes with your favorite vegetables, a salad, or pasta for a complete meal!