Simple Christmas Cookies

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!

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    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    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 :)

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


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

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