Cinnamon Snaps


Preparation info
  • Makes 30 to 36 2-inch cookies, which will serve


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

These crisp, wafer-thin cookies are common currency in the Jewish community of Curaçao in the Dutch West Indies—crunchy, not overly sweet flatcakes dispensed at holiday dinners, brought to sick friends as a get-well wish, or served with hot chocolate after a brith (circumcision ceremony). The cookies are remarkable in their lack of fat: they contain no butter, oil, or shortening. So the 3 eggs used in the batter don’t unduly tip the scale in fat grams. This recipe was inspired by the panlev