Cinnamon Stars / Zimtsterne

cinnamon stars

Cinnemon Star / Zimtsterne

These German gluten free Christmas cookies are easy and delicious - everyone will love Them. Believe me.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Cookie
Cuisine Germay
Servings 60 Cookies

Equipment

  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Hand mixer
  • Mixing bowl
  • cookie cutter

Ingredients
  

  • 5 egg whites
  • 400 g confectioners sugar
  • 500 g ground almonds
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 zest of an untreated lemon optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 160°C / 320 °F
  • Beat egg white in a bowl with a mixer until its very stiff. Slowly pour in the sifted confectioners sugar. Add the lemon zest and juice (if using) and stir until its a firm cream. Remove 1/3 of the the mass and cool it.
  • Mix the remaining egg white with the cinnamon and almonds.
  • Spread ground almonds on a work mat or your work surface then roll out the dough and cut out the cinnamon stars or hearts.
  • Place the stars or hearts on a baking sheet, lined with baking paper and brush with the egg white you set aside.
  • Bake for 20-25 min with the oven door open (until the corners are slightly golden)
Keyword Baking, christmas, Cookie, gluten free

May you also like German Almond Macaroons and Gingerbread Cookies/Elisenlebkuchen – all of them are gluten free.

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