Dutch children in Holland, or the Netherlands, anxiously look forward to St. Nicholas Day on December They eagerly await the arrival of Sinterklaas. Sinterklaas is a kindly bishop. He wears red robes and a tall, pointed mitre on his head.
Netherlands- Sinterklaas is St. Nicholas in the Netherlands. Dutch children put wooden shoes filled with hay and sugar for Sinterklaas' horse. Good children receive shoes full of sweet treats as a child we would sing to Sinterklaas.
Speculoos - Dutch Windmill Cookies - a traditional stamped cinnamon and spice filled cookie from the Netherlands and Belgium - Speculaas - Make holiday cookies from around the world this Christmas(Half Baking Cookies)
Red Holland biscuits. A Christmas tradition in the Wimpee home... 4 cups self-rising flour. 1 stock butter - melted. 2 cups buttermilk. Stir until moist ~ don't squeeze! Dip hands in butter & roll lightly into form. Dip ball in butter & lay in pan. Bake @ 450 x 20 minutes. Best served with butter & Sorghum syrup.