Hildegard Cookies 8 Oz. by Monastery Baked Goods
The recipe for Hildegard cookies came from St. Hildegard herself, who recommended them for slowing the aging process, creating a cheerful countenance, lightening a heavy heart, and releasing intelligence. Read more
A remarkable woman of the Middle Ages, Hildegard was a Benedictine abbess, musician, artist, writer, and adviser to bishops, popes, and kings. As a scientist and healer, she promoted natural medicine that integrated physical, psychological, and spiritual healing. She proposed principles for a balanced diet and explored the medicinal uses of plants, animals, and trees.
Baked by Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana. They are monastic women seeking God through the Benedictine tradition of community life, prayer, hospitality, and service to others. The sisters serve as teachers, social workers, parish ministers, counselors, nurses, youth ministers, chaplains, librarians, and more.