The Bee Skep Springerle Cookie Gift Tin by Embossed Edibles is a unique and unusual gift, especially for anyone who loves honey. Each Springerle cookie depicts a design with bees and bee skeps, a common type of bee hive in the 1800's. The bee skep today is a decorative garden item, conical in shape and made from braided straw. The delightful bee skep desigin cookies range from 1 1/4 in. x 2 in. to 3 in. x 2 in. The 6 cookies come individually wrapped and packaged in a platinum gift tin with a satin ribbon, and an embossed seal. The Bee Skep Springerle Cookie Gift Tin is a perfect gift for a birthday, housewarming or other special occasion.
When you place your order, each cookie is created using a Springerle mold and then baked and hand-decorated. These Springerle cookies have a unique rich lemon cake-like texture inside with a crispy outside. Springerle molds and recipes used for baking cookies come from a very old European tradition. These cookies can be eaten, or left to air dry and be used as ornaments.