The first christmas cookies, as we know them today, were probably baked in medieval monasteries. The trade was so far spread, that rare spices from the orient like cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger and cardamom have found the way to us. In addition, the religious background of the birth of Jesus sufficient incentives for the festive bakery.
Best before end: see bottom. Store dry and out of heat. After opening to be consumed quickly determined.