Preheat the oven at 175 degrees Celsius.
Crush 1 tablespoon of sugar and the saffron together and then mix together with the water and syrup.
Place the margarine in the microwave for 30 seconds and mix together with the rest of the sugar.
Add the saffron mixture together with the margarine mixture and finally add the flour and baking powder. Mix it all to a big ball.
Divide the cookie dough in two and roll them the same length as your baking sheet is.
Place on a baking paper on a baking sheet and flat them out a bit. Press the decorating sugar on top of the cookie dough.
Place in the middle of the oven for 15 minutes.
Take out the cookies and let them rest for 5 minutes, and then cut the dough in diagonals to get long and thin cookies.
Let the cookies get cold before serving them.