Knead all ingredients into a soft ball, except the almonds for decorating.
Roll out on a floured board to 1/4 inch thickness.
Stamp out shapes with different butterprints or make a 'gingerbread doll' or cookie.
Bake about 25 minutes in oven (350°F/180°C), or to an even dark brown.
~Willemina Venema in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 2003
Page created June 8, 2003. Anne Pemberton. Edited Sun, June 8, 2003 . AP.