Beer biscuits with raisins


  • 100 g flour
  • 25 g rolled oats
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 60 g soft butter or margarine
  • 40 g glacé cherries
  • 40 g candied orange peel
  • 185 g raisins
  • 75 g chopped hazelnuts
  • 125 g brown cane sugar
  • ½ tsp orange peel flavouring
  • ½ tsp “spekulatius” spices (cinnamon, cloves, cardamom)
  • 1 tsp soluble coffee powder
  • 1 egg
  • 75 ml dark beer or stout
  • HOCH baking wafers (diameter 4-5 cm)


  1. Mix the flour, rolled oats and baking powder, and add the butter or margarine in small flakes.
  2. Chop the cherries and candied orange peel finely and add to the mixture together with the raisins, hazelnuts, sugar, orange flavouring, spices and coffee powder. Mix together well.
  3. Mix in the egg and beer in a hand mixer or food processor, using the dough hook, and knead it to a smooth dough.
  4. Spread the HOCH baking wafers out on baking trays and, using two teaspoons, add a small heap of the mixture to each wafer. Place in a preheated oven.


Electric oven: 175°C | Baking time: Approx. 15 min.