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Springerle Cookies Recipe

Springerle is a type of German cookie with an embossed design made by pressing a mold onto rolled dough and allowing the impression to dry before baking. This preserves the detail of the surface pattern. They are most commonly seen during the Christmas season.

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from Grandparents' House

Springerle!

Springerle! - how dear to my heart...this recipe card looks like the recipe I learned to make springerle from. It's a labor of love to make!

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from Martha Stewart

Speculaas Cookies

Speculaas Cookies When imprinting the fragrant spiced cookie dough with springerle molds, stop frequently to clean the patterns with the ti...

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Lemon Almond Springerle...Springerle is a type of German biscuit with an embossed design made by pressing a mold onto rolled dough and allowing the impression to dry before baking...

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The history of the German biscuits Springer goes back almost a thousand years ago when the Germanic tribes, during the winter solstice celebration, performed animal sacrifices as offerings to the god Wotan (Odin) supreme king of the Norse gods. Poorer people who could not afford to sacrifice their animals made these animal crackers to offier instead. The Springer first recipe appeared in a 1688 cookbook. The cookies became very popular between 1600 and 1800 when artisans began making molds…

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Springerle, Anise Cookies , German Christmas Cookies ~ these also were baked by my uncle in his bakery and by my Mom when I was growing up, loved them..good dunking cookies in milk, or hot beverage. I need to find a mold and try them. This site has a recipe.

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