Mix all ingredients
and put the batter in a piping bag. Pipe twenty small
sprits-like cookies and bake
them 14 minutes at 175 degrees Celsius.
November is the name
day of Saint Radboud (850-917), Bishop of
Utrecht from 900;
he performed his job from Deventer. The Nijmegen University is named
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Links between cooking and worldwide history.
Roll out the pastry until it is approximately 1/2
centimeter thick, and cut circles with a large glass. Roll them out
to ovals, brush them with egg and sprinkle with sugar. Bake them in
the oven for 15 minutes at 220 degrees Celsius.
There is a discussion ongoing on the internet on
the true name of these cookies. The official name seems to be "Arnhem
biscuits" and as I respect my readers, especially if they seem to know
better than me, I changed the name in the hyperlinks. In a technical
sense, however, they are not really biscuits, and as I like the poetical
sound of the "Arnhem girls", I have left both. I would like to invite
anybody, who has good information on the background of these girls,
to send me an email through "contact".