Oats are the first grain harvested in the Netherlands. Oats originated from wild oats, and were an important crop on sandy soils until
the late Middle ages in the
Netherlands. They were grown for both human
consumption (oatcakes, porridge
oats, oatmeal, oat
soup) as well as for animal feed.
Oats were also the most important grain for the brewery, later supplanted
by malting barley oats in the brewing industry. Because oat grain was a major
grain in the Netherlands, oatcakes
were an often eaten delicacy cookie in the
Netherlands. If you look at
the recipe, it seems very similar to
the ‘kletskop’. Only
in oatmeal cookies there are no nuts, but oatmeal.
In the past, you could find oatmeal cookies at every bakery, and it was a very
Pastry – serves: 20-30 – preparation time: 15 minutes
– cooking time: 20 minutes
oven to 180 degrees.
Add all the
ingredients in a bowl.
ingredients well together till a cohesive dough forms.
Lightly grease the griddle.
dough balls and put them on the griddle.
dough balls a bit with a fork.
Bake in the
oven for 20 minutes.