Translation: tea with suffix -nik (added to various types of cookies or cakes)
Producer: Jurzenka, Krakuski, LU
Weight: approx. 6,5 g/2.20 oz per cookie
Price: approx. 1.00 PLN/$ 0.30/€ 0.20/£ 0.18 per a package of 10
Energy: approx. 30 kcal per cookie
Ingredients: wheat flour, sugar, vegetable fat, inverted sugar syrup, starch, whey powder, raising agents: sodium and ammonium carbonates, emulsifier: soya lecithin, salt, flavour.
Herbatniki are rectangular cookies/biscuits with distinctively decorated edges and symmetrical holes on the surface. They’re produced by various companies; the most prominent ones include Jutrzenka, Krakuski and LU. They’re very often dipped in tea, hence their name, and can also be used as a bottom layer of a number of cold desserts (e.g. in a quicker variation of Stefanka).
Name: Sezamki AHA!
Pronunciation: sɛˈzamci aˈxa
Translation: Sesames (diminutive)
Weight: 27,2 g/0.96 oz
Price: 1.49 PLN/$ 0.40/€ 0.30/£ 0.20
Energy: 137 kcal
Ingredients: sesame seed 44%, glucose syrup, sugar.
One bag contains 3 rectangular bars (7 x 3.5cm/2.8 x 1.4 in) made of sesame seeds glued together by sticky syrup. They are crispy, semi-sweet and have a characteristic sesame aftertaste. Such bars are produced by a number of manufactures, but AHA! by Wedel are definitely the most popular ones.
Name: Bieszczadzkie suchary. Kruche i chrupiące
Pronunciation: bʲjɛʃˈʧ̑aʦ̑cɛ ˈsuxarɨ ˈkruxɛ i xruˈpʲiɔnʦ̑ɛ
Translation: Rusks from Bieszczady. Crispy and crunchy
Producer: San/LU Polska/Kraft Foods
Price: 1.49 PLN/$ 0.48/€ 0.36/£ 0.30
Energy: 390 kcal/100g; 58 kcal/one rusk
Ingredients: wheat flour, rye flour, glucose-fructose syrup, barley malt extract, palm oil, sugar, caraway seed, salt, raising agent (ammonium hydrogen carbonate), dried yeast.
One bag contains 6 rectangular rusks (8 x 4.5cm/3.1 x 1.8in) with punctures on their surface. They are very hard, crispy and smell of caraway. Their production commenced right before World War II in Jarosław.