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German Poppy Seed Cookies (Mohn)

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German Poppy Seed Cookies

Have you ever wondered why Christmas baking makes such heavy use of spices? The answer is surprisingly simple: For centuries spices were one of the world’s most valued commodities – sometimes costlier than gold – so using them lavishly in holiday baking was a way of demonstrating religious devotion. For the less high-minded, it was […]

Espresso Heart Cookies

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Our Espresso Heart Cookies are melt-in-your-mouth espresso-flavored sandy-type cookies dusted with powdered sugar.

Festive Florentines (naturally gluten-free!)

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In Europe many Christmas cookies are nut-based, held together with either beaten egg whites or some form of caramel. Florentines are one of the most popular, a caramel-base cookie rich with almonds. They’re sold and enjoyed year-round, but are especially prized during the holidays.  They are naturally gluten-free, too!