Introduction: Simple Christmas Cookies

Ready in almost 30 minutes, these delicious cookies will enjoy children and parents !
To consume to your heart's content ;)

Step 1: Ingredients

(for around 40)

- cinnamon (2 to 4 teaspoons, according to your taste)

- almond powder (200g = 7 oz)

- 2 egg-whites

- sugar (100g = 3.5 oz)

- a little bit of flour

Step 2:

Beat the eggwhites until stiff and add the sugar. 


Step 3:

Reserve three heaping spoons for the glazing.

Step 4:

Add almond powder and cinnamon to the rest of the mixture of eggwhites and sugar.

Step 5:

Knead the new mixture in order to get a sticky but thick dough.

Step 6:

On a coated with flour counter, roll the pastry out with your fingers to 0.5-centimeter thick.

Step 7:

Cut the pastry up with the pastrycutter (if possible, with a star-shaped one).

Step 8:

Lay down the stars on a baking tray covered with baking paper.

Step 9:

Spread the reserved mixture of eggwhites and sugar on every star with a brush or with your fingers.

Step 10:

Bake around 10 minutes at 302 F. 

Step 11:

Let the cookies cool before savouring!

Comments

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AMAZONIAbydjljwilliams (author)2011-11-30

Emma, that is an AWFUL lot of cinnamon! Is it really tablespoons??

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Oh, oops, I think I meant teaspoons :/
But personally, I really like cinnamon and I often use tablespoons ;)
But thank you for pointing out to me this detail :)

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Penolopy Bulnick (author)2011-11-29

Those are adorable Christmas cookies! I've never heard of almond powder before (I don't cook much), is it easy to find?

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I think Emma is referring to Almond Meal..its just almond's ground to a fine powder

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Yes, it's exactly what it is :)

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In France, it's really easy to find. I hope in your country too ;)

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ChrysN (author)2011-11-29

Those look so good!

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