Introducing Gnome Cookies: A Unique and Delicious Recipe

Do you have a sweet tooth and a penchant for delicious baking? Look no further than gnome cookies: a unique treat that’s sure to please. These delicious pocket-sized cookies have a delightful flavor and texture that is both intriguing and delectable.

Gnome cookies have their roots in traditional baking from various parts of the world. The crunchy, sugary outside and gooey, melted mesciame center evoke the classic flavors of Italian pizzelle and Spanish churros. The delicate, cakey inside is reminiscent of Dutch stroopwafels. This recipe combines traditional elements of European baking with an exciting, innovative twist.

A lot of love and effort goes into making gnome cookies. But if you follow these steps, you’ll be rewarded with a batch of these amazing little treats. Here’s how you make them:

Gnome Cookie Recipe


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup mesciame (ricotta cheese)
  • ¼ cup hazelnuts, chopped
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries, diced


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the egg, vegetable oil, and mesciame until combined.
  4. Combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  5. Fold in the hazelnuts and cranberries.
  6. Using your hands, shape the dough into small balls, about 1 teaspoon of dough per cookie.
  7. Place the balls on the prepared baking sheet, allowing some space between them.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.
  9. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Enjoy!

These sweet, chewy cookies will fill your kitchen with the scents of cinnamon, hazelnuts, and dried cranberries. Not only are they delicious and unique, but they are quick and easy to make. And with all of the variations that you can come up with, you can make them the same every time – or make each batch unique.

Gnome cookies make a great treat for any occasion – from Christmas gatherings to birthday parties. They are a delightful way to enjoy traditional baking with a modern twist. For more traditional baked goods, take a look at our recipes for classic pizzelle cookies, Dutch stroopwafels, and Spanish churros.

Try this recipe for gnome cookies and you’ll be rewarded with an amazing treat that you won’t find anywhere else. Add a little creativity, and you’ll have an original and delightful recipe that your family and friends will love!