The perfect holiday treat from our friends at Whole Foods


  • 2 Tassen Allzweck-Mehl
  • 1 1/2 TL Backpulver
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 TL gemahlener Zimt
  • 3/4 Teelöffel gemahlene Nelken
  • 1/2 TL frisch gemahlener schwarzer Pfeffer
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 Tasse (1½ sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 Eier
  • 1 Teelöffel reines Vanille-Extrakt
  • 3 tablespoons turbinado sugar


In einer großen Schüssel, Mehl verquirlen, Backpulver, Ingwer, Zimt, cloves, Pfeffer und Salz; beiseite. In a second large bowl, beat brown sugar and butter together with an electric mixer for 1 Minute. Hinzufügen 1 egg and vanilla and beat for 30 seconds more. Add flour mixture in two parts, beating just until combined after each addition. Form dough into two 6-inch discs, wrap each tightly with plastic wrap and chill for 2 Stunden.

Ofen vorheizen auf 350 ° F. Whisk remaining egg and 1 tablespoon water together in a small bowl to make an egg wash; beiseite. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper.

Cut one disc of dough into 24 equal wedges; leave remaining dough in the refrigerator until ready to use. Roll each wedge of dough into a small ball, then into a 5-inch long rope on a lightly floured surface. Twist two ropes together to form each cookie, then transfer to prepared baking sheet. Repeat process with remaining dough then brush egg wash onto each twist and generously sprinkle turbinado sugar over the tops. Bake cookies until puffed and just golden brown, 14 zu 16 Minuten. Set aside to let cool then serve.


Pro Portion: Portionsgröße: 2 twists, 260 Kalorien (110 aus Fett), 12g Fett insgesamt, 7g gesättigte Fettsäuren, 65mg Cholesterin, 125mg Natrium, 33g Kohlenhydrate (1g Ballaststoffe, 17g Zucker), 3g Eiweiß