Cinnamon star cookies
Time: 10 min. preparation time, 15 min. baking time
Nutrition: Calories ca 609 / Protein 18g / Carbohydr. 57g / Fat 34g
Ingredients (10 servings)
|600 g||almonds (ground)|
|525 g||confectioner’s sugar (divided)|
|2 tbsp||amaretto (optional)|
pastry brush, baking sheet, standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters, oven, plastic wrap, parchment paper, star-shaped cookie cutter, rolling pin
The delicate cinnamon notes of these cookies pair perfectly with this vanilla infused tea latte.
Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F. Add ground almonds, part of the confectioner’s sugar and cinnamon to a standing mixer.
standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters, oven
600 g almonds / 400 g confectioner’s sugar / 2 tbsp cinnamon
Separate some of the eggs. Add egg whites and amaretto to standing mixer and beat until smooth.
3 eggs / 2 tbsp amaretto
To make the meringue, separate remaining eggs. Add whites as well as remaining confectioner’s sugar to a clean mixer bowl. Beat until stiff peaks form.
1 egg / 125 g confectioner’s sugar
Roll dough out between some plastic wrap to avoid sticking. Using a cookie cutter, cut out star-shaped cookies and transfer to a lined baking sheet. Brush with meringue and bake in preheated oven at 150°C/300°F for approx. 15 – 20 min.
pastry brush, baking sheet, oven, plastic wrap, parchment paper, star-shaped cookie cutter, rolling pin