According to St. Hildegard’s, these biscuits may help with blood circulation and memory loss and calm the nerves


400 g spelt flour
250 g butter
150 g sugar
200 g ground almonds
20 g cinnamon
20 g nutmeg
10 g cloves
2 eggs
a pinch of salt
water (as needed)


Crumble the softened butter with the flour. Add the sugar, almonds, eggs and spices. Knead briefly, form a ball, wrap with plastic foil, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 180 ºC.

Line a baking tin with a sheet of parchment paper.

Roll out the chilled dough on a flour-dusted surface, 2-3 mm thick, and cut the cookies.

Arrange on the baking tin and bake for 20-25 minutes.