Spring into a Springerle Christmas

Cookies that are not only delicious to taste but are also gorgeous to look at, can elevate any Christmas cookie platter from simple to spectacular!

Poinsettia Springerle Mold
Often described as "too pretty to eat", these Christmas Springerle cookies were recently featured on the cover of a popular life style magazine. With a plethora of flavour and recipe variations, here's just one of our favourite Springerle recipes, courtesy of Connie from House on the Hill:

  bird Springerle mold


For this Shortbread recipe, you will need:


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  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/3 - 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar, unsifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all purpose flour, unsifted
  • pinch of salt


star Springerle mold


Springerle molds of your choice. Molds featured here are:

Pine cone Springerle cookie mold

Small Santa Springerle cookie mold

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Penguin Springerle cookie mold

Fly by Bird Springerle cookie mold

Star Springerle cookie mold

Snowman Springerle cookie mold

Buck Springerle cookie mold

Poinsettia Springerle cookie mold

Cookie sheet for baking cookies

Offset spatula

Yield: 8-16 cookies depending on size.

  • In a large mixing bowl, work together the sugar, flour and salt.
  • Cut butter into small cubes and add to the flour mixture.
  • With your hands or a flexible bench scraper, work the butter into the flour mixture until throughly mixed. Knead the dough on an unfloured board till smooth. 

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  • Dust the mold with flour. Press the dough into the mold.
  • Gently release dough from mold by prying edges loose. Place on parchment lined cookie sheet and chill in freezer 10 minutes.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes. You may need to adjust baking times based on the size of cookie. 


Penguin Springerle Mold


Wrapped individually in cellophane treat bags or boxed and wrapped, these little delights make the sweetest Holiday gifts for bakers, that are way too pretty to eat!


Christmas Springerle molds


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