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Traditionally, these cookies are made by pressing the dough into a mold before baking in the oven. Using a rolling pin. If you don’t have a speculum mold, you can use regular cookie cutters instead.
Like I did. They will taste very good.
Cut the cold butter into cubes and place them in a bowl. Add the sugar, salt, and spices. Mix butter and dry ingredients on medium speed until batter is uniform in color. Scrape down the sides with a spatula and add the vanilla extract. Mix them for about 30 seconds. Scrape down the sides again and add the flour. Roll into a ball and chill in the fridge for 30 min.
Preheat the oven to 160º, place a parchment paper on a rack and begin to shape your cookies. Bake them for 9-11 minutes.