Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

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Editorial Team at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

40 min

Baking

15 min

Resting

60 min

Ingredients

2Servings
60 g
butter (cold)
80 g
all-purpose flour
60 g
sugar
egg
40 g
almonds (ground)
tbsp
jam (raspberry or other red fruit)
24 g
confectioner’s sugar
¾ tbsp
lemon juice
60 g
chocolate (bittersweet)
flour for work surface
confectioner’s sugar for serving
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Utensils

standing mixer or hand mixer with dough hooks, cutting board, knife, plastic wrap, pastry brush, baking sheet, oven, large round cookie cutter, Christmas-themed cookie cutters, parchment paper, small round cookie cutter, rolling pin, small bowl, small saucepan

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Nutrition per serving

Cal831
Fat47 g
Protein13 g
Carb90 g
  • Step 1/6

    Cut butter into small cubes. Add flour, sugar, butter, egg, and ground almonds to a standing mixer. Knead until a smooth dough forms.
    • 60 g butter
    • 80 g all-purpose flour
    • 60 g sugar
    • egg
    • 40 g almonds
    • standing mixer or hand mixer with dough hooks
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Cut butter into small cubes. Add flour, sugar, butter, egg, and ground almonds to a standing mixer. Knead until a smooth dough forms.

  • Step 2/6

    Wrap dough in plastic wrap, transfer to refrigerator, and let rest for approx. 1 h.
    • plastic wrap

    Wrap dough in plastic wrap, transfer to refrigerator, and let rest for approx. 1 h.

  • Step 3/6

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Flour work surface and roll out dough thinly. For the first variation, use the large cookie cutter to cut out round shapes. Use the small cookie cutter to cut out a hole in the center of half of the large cookie rounds. Brush round shapes with jam and place doughnut shapes on top. Cut out Christmas-themed cookies from the remaining dough. Transfer all cookies to preheated oven and bake for approx. 10 – 15 min., in batches if necessary.
    • ¾ tbsp jam
    • flour for work surface
    • pastry brush
    • baking sheet
    • oven
    • large round cookie cutter
    • Christmas-themed cookie cutters
    • parchment paper
    • small round cookie cutter
    • rolling pin

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Flour work surface and roll out dough thinly. For the first variation, use the large cookie cutter to cut out round shapes. Use the small cookie cutter to cut out a hole in the center of half of the large cookie rounds. Brush round shapes with jam and place doughnut shapes on top. Cut out Christmas-themed cookies from the remaining dough. Transfer all cookies to preheated oven and bake for approx. 10 – 15 min., in batches if necessary.

  • Step 4/6

    Meanwhile, combine confectioner’s sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl.
    • 24 g confectioner’s sugar
    • ¾ tbsp lemon juice
    • small bowl

    Meanwhile, combine confectioner’s sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl.

  • Step 5/6

    Add chocolate to a small saucepan and melt over low heat.
    • 60 g chocolate
    • small saucepan

    Add chocolate to a small saucepan and melt over low heat.

  • Step 6/6

    Remove cookies from oven. Set aside for approx. 5 min. until they are cool to the touch. Brush the Christmas-themed cookies either with chocolate or lemon glaze. Sprinkle some confectioner’s sugar over jam cookies before serving. Enjoy!
    • confectioner’s sugar for serving
    • pastry brush

    Remove cookies from oven. Set aside for approx. 5 min. until they are cool to the touch. Brush the Christmas-themed cookies either with chocolate or lemon glaze. Sprinkle some confectioner’s sugar over jam cookies before serving. Enjoy!

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    Christmas Cookies

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