Note: These recipes use NZ measurements. 1 c = 1 cup = 250 ml. 1 T = 1 tablespoon = 15 ml. 1 D = 2 teaspoons. 1 t = 1 teaspoon = 5ml. If you're in America, you may find you need a little extra baking powder in recipes that use it.

8oz butter
8oz brown sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 t almond essence
12oz flour
1 1/2 t baking powder
1 t cinnamon
2 t mixed spice
1/4 t baking soda

Cream butter and sugar, add beaten eggs and almond essence. Then add sifted dry ingredients. Shape in log and place in fridge. Slice when cool. Bake at 180C for 15 minutes.
Can also roll out dough and cut into shapes for Christmas.

A Dutch thin crisp spicy biscuit.

Source: Rally cook book, page 20