- 4 large Egg whitesat room temperature
- 3½ cups/390 g Confectioners' sugar
- 4 cups/400g raw Almond mealplus some more if using Kirschwasser
- 2 tsp ground Cinnamon
- 1 ounce Kirschwasseroptional
German Cinnamon Star Christmas Cookies
These German Cinnamon Star Christmas Cookies are part of the Germans traditional array of Christmas biscuits that are baked once a year. Also known as Zimtsterne, this little star shaped cookie looks and tastes delightful.
One side biscuit and one side white icing, they really do look special when arranged in a pretty box or packet and make an ideal Christmas gift. So, roll up your sleeves and fill your kitchen with the smell of cinnamon – for a real nostalgic Christmas warmer, winter spices.
To make German Cinnamon Star Christmas Cookies, you will need the following ingredients:
So, how to make German Cinnamon Star Christmas Cookies?
Steps to make German Cinnamon Star Christmas Cookies
Whisk egg whites
Roll out cookie dough onto a clean countertop or a board dusted with a generous amount of confectioners’ sugar and pat into a square shape about ½-inch thick. Using a star cookie cutter, dusted with confectioners’ sugar, cut out stars. Dust cookie cutter between each cut. Place on a baking sheet lined with baking parchment paper.
Brush with icing
Preheat oven to 300 °F.