These cookies were originally made in wooden molds and given to children on Dec. Nicholas Day (or in Dutch, Sinterklaas Day). They are crispy with a flavorful taste of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves and imprinted with a traditional Dutch design.
Sinterklaas - gives presents to all kids on December He lives in Spain and comes to Holland on a steam ship. He rides on a white horse on the rooftops. The presents are thrown in the chimney's by Zwarte Piet, the assistant of Sinterklaas.