Netherlands : Orange Cookies – Oranje Koeken

Rating: 3.80 / 5.00 (5 Votes)

Total time: 45 min

Servings: 60.0 (servings)



1. preheat electric kitchen stove to 175 °C.

2. cream the fat with the sugar, vanilla sugar and salt.

Chop the candied orange peel into small pieces, mix with the orange peel into the flour, then stir into the sugar-fat mixture together with the milk.

4. place very small heaps on a baking tray lined with parchment paper or spray, if necessary, and bake for 3 to 10 min in the heated oven (gas: level 2}. until they are light brown around the edges.

5. brush the cooled cookies on the underside with smoothly stirred orange marmalade and put 2 together at a time.

6. mix powdered sugar with juice of one lemon until smooth, divide into thirds, color one part each red, yellow and orange (red and yellow mixed). Decorate cookies with it in a graffiti-like manner.

Netherlands: Santa Claus travels by ship

“Much too quietly Jan speaks, one can never understand him, sings Jan’s sister Maren and hands him a microphone as a present: Christmas Eve scene in the Netherlands. Who has to make a present for which family member was drawn by lot beforehand. The only thing that was certain was that it had to be funny and personal, with a suitable poem. A game for (almost) adults. Kids celebrate instead the Santa Claus tent : Already on 16, November comes Sinterklaas with reed and horse from Spain. “Black Peter, his Moors with rolling eyes, throw sweets among the hooting crowd of children On December 5, St. Nicholas rides – this time unseen at night over roofs and lets gifts slide through the stove, directly into the shoes v

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