These cookie recipes are easy to make, perfect for swapping, and pretty enough to be decorations.
Photo: Oxmoor House
These cookies are inspired by speculaas, traditional stamped cookies introduced by Dutch settlers who found their way to South Carolina around the 1670s. This variation captures the spiciness and texture of speculaas, but we’ve skipped the classic wooden stamp, and created simple rolled-and-cut squares pressed with almonds.
- Recipe: Southern Dutch Squares