10/8/2010: "The Windmill and Sinterklaus cookie molds arrived, and I must say they were better than the pictures,  most impressive.  I used the recipe for Speculaas, and following the instructions I got quite good at tapping out the molded cookies.  They were a great hit." 
 - P. Vandyke, VA
Dutch Girl #88 or 
Dutch Boy #89

Cookies 4.7" Tall
6 x 3.5"
Beech wood
Carved by Gene Wilson
$39. each
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1974-2017
 Almond-spice SPECULOOS, SPECULAAS or spekulatius cookies are shaped in a wooden mold   [a speculaasplank]. 
Hand Carved Cookie Molds
Dutch-Style Speculaas 
Hand Carved Cookie Molds
Dutch-Style Speculaas 
"Gene, I got your speculaas boards yesterday.  How nice they are - rooster and hen on nest!  I've seen people's eyes light up like they were glimpsing some long lost childhood moment when I've presented them with some speculaas or springerle in the past.  I think they will even light up brighter when I give them some from your molds."  M.L.S.
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#86- Saint Nicholas "Sinterklaus"
5.8 x 3"   $38.  Cherry  Carved by Gene Wilson
Windmill     
Speculaas    
   Cookies 4.5" tall     
         6 x 3.5" Cherry     
       #84   $36
Carved by Gene Wilson     
#80 Cat  $39.
6.5 x  4"  Cherry
Cookies 5.1" Tall
Carved by Gene Wilson

#87 Dutch Rocking Horse  
4 x 4.5" Hardwood  $28. 
Cookies 3.5" Tall
Carved by Gene Wilson

#85 Windmill & Ship
Speculaas Board  $40.
8.5 x 2.75" Hardwood
Carved by Gene Wilson

#83 Little Windmill  
4.8 x 2.75" Cherry  $28.
Cookies 3.5" Tall 
Carved by Gene Wilson
The cavity of any mold seen here can be [1] filled with dough, 
[2] finger patted around its edges and [3] tapped to release edible-art cookie dough castings that are ready for baking.

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Carved by Gene Wilson
Item #SS
$14.  
 3.5 X 2.5"
Gene had collected antique butter molds in the '60s but a Dutch speculaasplank was the first cookie mold he purchased [1970's].  He first visited with a Dutch street vendor and carver of speculaas molds in Amsterdam in 1977.  At that 
time the carver said there were 60-70 such carvers of cookie molds in the Netherlands.
THE BAKER'S DOZEN - A Saint Nicholas Tale
Told by Aaron Shepard, Illustrated by Wendy Edelson
Award Winning, 15th Annivery Ed. with  recipe and pattern
Gene's #86 mold was inspired by the book!
Special price on book & mold set:

SAVE by ordering Item #86 Combo - $49.​  Great Gift!
Order 40 page richly illustrated paperback
as #840

$12.50
​#90
EASTER 
LAMB
Speculaas
6 x 4" 
Cherry
Wood
$36.
Carved by Gene Wilson
#91 Easter Lily Cross   
5 x 3.3"
Cherry
 $28.
Carved by 
Gene Wiolson
#165
Large
Old World
Father 
Christmas
Sinterklaus
12 x 5.4"
American 
Cherry
$108.
Carved by
Gene Wilson
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The individual fragrant cookies are called speculaasjes.
The Dutch word "speculaas" comes from speculum (mirror).
The cookies are associated with the Dutch feast of Sinterklaas
  and are a favorite German and Dutch cookie at Christmas.    
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A]  Print out Order Form 
(navigation button  #17)
B] Complete Order Form 
C] Enclose check or money 
order.  
We'll normally ship 
within 1-3 days
of receiving payment.
Our current prices will remain unchanged until     March 1, 2017
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