What are Mandelbroit Cookies?

What are Mandelbroit Cookies

and why are they

Better Than Biscotti TM


  • A dessert treat that dates all the way back to ancient Eastern European cultures
  • Pronounced – mohn-dl - it literally means almond (mandel) bread (brodt)
  • Mandelbrodt or Mandelbrot or Mandelbroit or anglicised to Mandelbread is a dessert often associated with Eastern European Jews. 
  • The basic dough is made into a loaf that is first baked and then sliced into sections as small cookies and then baked again.
  • Twice baked to reduce the moisture content and seal in the flavour.
  • Precise origin of the cookie is unknown as is it’s historic relationship to biscotti a generic term, which means biscuit or cookie.
  • Completely lactose free, using no milk products:
  • Mandelbroit maintains respect for the rules of kashrut or kosher.
  • It can be made with a variety of ingredients to create vanilla or chocolate or almond flavoured bread.
  • Mandelbroit developed adapting to the cuisines of countries around the world.
  • The variations are as numerous as there are countries and families.

Esther Gould’s Finest Mandelbroit Cookies are softer, more flavourful and more versatile than biscotti. They are good any time of the day - as a snack with tea or coffee, as a lunch time treat with a glass of milk, or as an interesting finish to a gourmet dinner, served with espresso and liqueurs.

Esther Gould’s Finest Mandelbroit Cookies are packaged in a food grade cellophane bag and tightly sealed. Our cookies do not need to be refrigerated or frozen and will stay fresh for many months in a cupboard which is cool and dry.

Esther Gould's Finest Mandelbroit Cookies are available in several packaging options –from small bags for personal consumption to gift boxes, tins, custom samplers, and an assortment of larger gift baskets.

Esther Gould’s Finest Mandelbroit Cookies uses the highest quality ingredients. Our cookies are handcrafted in small batches to maintain quality and consistency. We produce a limited quantity of cookies each year. We recommend placing an order early in the year in order not to be disappointed.

Esther Gould's Finest Mandelbroit Cookies brings ethnic diversity to the specialty food market using natural ingredients with no preservatives available at a fair price.