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Traditional Austrian Cookies That Have Christmas Scenes Printed on Them – Springerle

Cookies come in shapes and sizes and from different cultures. The ones that come from Austria are unique. There are white cookies that have the flavour of anise, and they are called springerle. These cookies come from Austria and Bavaria. They have been a tradition in those countries for several hundred years. They are made from a dough that’s composed of flour, eggs, and sugar. The cookies are typically shaped in a circular or rectangular form. There is a design or picture on the top of the cookie, which is the most unique feature of these cookies. The way they imprint the diagrams or pictures on top is by using a rolling pin that is carved or moulds, like specialized Springerle boards or presses. When the cookies are done being baked, there will usually be food colouring added on the cookies. But if they’re meant to be decorations only, then…

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