Cinnamon star cookies

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
600 g almonds (ground)
525 g confectioner’s sugar (divided)
2 tbsp cinnamon
eggs (divided)
2 tbsp amaretto (optional)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • oven
  • pastry brush
  • baking sheet
  • plastic wrap
  • parchment paper
  • star-shaped cookie cutter
  • rolling pin

Nutrition per serving

Cal
609
Protein
18 g
Fat
34 g
Carb
57 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F. Add ground almonds, part of the confectioner’s sugar and cinnamon to a standing mixer.
    • 600 g almonds
    • 400 g confectioner’s sugar
    • 2 tbsp cinnamon
    • standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters
    • oven

    Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F. Add ground almonds, part of the confectioner’s sugar and cinnamon to a standing mixer.

  • Step 2/4

    Separate some of the eggs. Add egg whites and amaretto to standing mixer and beat until smooth.
    • eggs
    • 2 tbsp amaretto

    Separate some of the eggs. Add egg whites and amaretto to standing mixer and beat until smooth.

  • Step 3/4

    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.
    • egg
    • 125 g confectioner’s sugar

    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.

  • Step 4/4

    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

    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.