Dutch Walnut Cookies

Dutch Walnut Cookies


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These Dutch cookies also known as Jan Hagels are a favourite at Christmas. They only have a few ingredients and are simple to make but they are just delicious!


Makes: 24 biscuits

  • 250g butter
  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees C.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar. Add the egg yolk and beat thoroughly until very creamy. Add the flour and cinnamon and mix well.
  3. Spread thinly on baking trays. Press down mixture with fingers and score with a fork. Brush on a film of egg white mixed with a little water. Sprinkle the walnuts over the top.
  4. Bake 1/2 hour. Remove from oven and cut into squares or triangles. When cold, remove from baking tray.

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