Christmas almond cookies with cinnamon

Servings: 36 pieces Cooking time: 60 minutes

Cookies with cinnamon as asterisks under a white glaze - a traditional German Christmas baking. Air meringue covers pechenyushki graceful little star-shaped with a spicy scent of cinnamon.

In Europe this Christmas cookie recipe is verypopular without it is impossible to imagine a family Christmas. It is baked on the eve of the holiday, they are placed in a box, tied with bright ribbons and give to friends and relatives.

Ingredients for "Christmas almond cookies with cinnamon":

  • 300 g of almonds (or almond flour 3 cups);
  • 3 egg whites;
  • 1 h. Spoon. (5 ml) lemon juice;
  • zest of half a lemon;
  • 1 cup plus 3 tbsp. tablespoons of powdered sugar;
  • . 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon;
  • . 1 teaspoon vanilla extract;
  • powdered sugar (to roll).

Recipe for "Christmas almond cookies with cinnamon":

Are ground almonds into the flour
Peremel almonds into a fine powder.
This can be done using a grinder or mash in a mortar or with a rolling pin in a tight plastic bag.

Beat whites with sugar
Beat 3 egg whites and 1 teaspoon (5 mL) lemon juice until stiff peak.

Add the powdered sugar into the beaten egg whites
Add 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons powdered sugar.
Add very slowly and mix until until it is completely dissolved.

Lay off of the glaze
Type 3/4 cup of the mixture and set aside her aside to decorate the cookies with glaze.

Knead the dough for biscuits with cinnamon
The remaining beaten egg whites, add the ground almonds with 1 teaspoon (5 g) of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon (5 mL) vanilla extract and zest of half a lemon.
Gently mix.

Put the dough for biscuits with cinnamon in a refrigerator
Cover the bowl with the dough with cling film and put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Turn on the oven and baking blanketed
Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 150 gr.S.
Cover the baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat for baking.

We share dough into two parts
Remove the dough from the refrigerator and divide it in half.

Roll out cookie dough in the cake
Roll out half the dough on the table, sprinkled with powdered sugar, to a thickness of about 5-6 mm.

Cut the cake stars
Cut cookie dough, mold using the traditional six-pointed star.
Place the stars on a baking sheet.

We cover star of the protein coating
With the help of a teaspoon of each coat protein pechenyushki glaze that you temporarily put aside.

Repeat all the steps with the remaining batter
Repeat this process with the remaining half of dough.

Bake cookies with cinnamon in the oven
Bake the cookies for 25 minutes until it is slightly rises and meringue acquire golden pink.

Let cool cookies with cinnamon
Remove the asterisk from the oven, to shift them on the grill and let them cool completely.

serve cookies with cinnamon on the table
To save Christmas cookies with cinnamon fresh, store it in an airtight container.
Serve it on a festive table for Christmas. Bon Appetit!

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