Crunchy "kletskoppen" are very thin, crisp almond cookies that are served with coffee or used as a dessert garnish in the Netherlands and Belgium.
- 3 ¼cups/750 grams butter
- 13 ¾cups/2750 grams granulated sugar
- 6 ⅔tablespoons/50 grams ground cinnamon
- 5tsp/25 grams salt
- 1pint /500 milliliters water
- 10cups/1250 grams all-purpose flour
- 7cups/750 grams almonds (chopped)
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Melt the butter and mix it with the sugar, cinnamon, salt, and water.
Step 3Stir in the flour and carefully blend in the chopped almonds.
Step 4Let the dough rest for several hours in the fridge.
Step 5Preheat oven to 350 F/180 C.
Step 6Form little balls with a spoon or ice cream scoop and put on parchment paper. Cover with plastic wrap and flatten a bit.
Step 7Take the plastic wrap off and bake cookies for 8 minutes in the preheated oven.
Step 8Allow to cool on a wire serving rack and keep in an airtight container.
Step 9Serve with coffee or use as a dessert garnish. Enjoy!