Jan Hagel Cookies

Jan Hagel Cookies


"A Dutch cookie... a favorite at Christmas"


servings 157 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 157 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 57 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream the butter and sugar. Add the egg yolk and beat thoroughly. (This should be very creamy.) Add the flour and cinnamon and mix well.
  2. Spread thinly on 1 1/2 cookie sheets. Press down mixture with fingers, then score with a fork. Brush on a film of egg white mixed with a little water. Sprinkle the nuts over the top.
  3. Bake 1/2 hour at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Remove from oven and cut into squares or oblongs. When cold, remove from cookie sheet.
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  1. 51 Ratings


Delicious and very easy to make. I have made these for my family and co-workers on several occasions, and they've always been a hit. The entire amount of dough pressed nicely into an 11" x 17" c...

Lordy! Lordy! These cookies were utterly fantastic and, surprise, they didn't even have chocolate in them!! I found that a double recipe would beautifully fill a large cookie sheet. I finely cho...

Funny that I should find this recipe today. My mom just made a huge batch of this type of cookies. I never thought I would see this recipe anywhere else. These are a tradition in my family! It j...

These were so good and so easy to make! I cut them into diamonds and they looked great on my holiday cookie plate.

These Dutch cookies are a tradition in our family - I am the third generation to make them for my family. My kids love them, and I love how easy they are to make.

My coworkers and my husband LOVE these cookies! I'm not a huge walnut fan, but the flavor they add is really nice. I only use one cookie sheet (not enough dough for 1 1/2), and even then the coo...

I loved these bars, but I couldn't spread the crust thinly enough to cover 1 1/2 cookie sheets. I ended up doubling the recipe and making a thick pie crust-like bottom to these cookies. I also m...

they're nice but i'm glad i added vanilla to the dough and sprinkled it generously with brown sugar and cinnamon prior to baking because i think it would have been bland.

If you like pie crust, you'll love this cookie.