Cinnamon star cookies

Cinnamon star cookies

26 ratings

Timo, professional cyclist


„These were my favorite as a child. If I had known they were so easy, I would have made them every year!“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
600 g
almonds (ground)
525 g
confectioner’s sugar (divided)
2 tbsp
cinnamon
4
eggs (divided)
2 tbsp
amaretto (optional)
Metric
Imperial
  • 600 g almonds (ground)
  • 525 g confectioner’s sugar (divided)
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 4  eggs (divided)
  • 2 tbsp amaretto (optional)

Utensils

  • pastry brush
  • baking sheet
  • standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • oven
  • plastic wrap
  • parchment paper
  • star-shaped cookie cutter
  • rolling pin

Enjoy with

London Fog
The delicate cinnamon notes of these cookies pair perfectly with this vanilla infused tea latte.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
609
Protein
18g
Fat
34g
Carb
57g

Step 1/4

Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F. Add ground almonds, part of the confectioner’s sugar and cinnamon to a standing mixer.
  • 600 almonds
  • 400 confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • oven

Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F. Add ground almonds, part of the confectioner’s sugar and cinnamon to a standing mixer.

Step 2/4

Separate some of the eggs. Add egg whites and amaretto to standing mixer and beat until smooth.
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbsp amaretto

Separate some of the eggs. Add egg whites and amaretto to standing mixer and beat until smooth.

Step 3/4

To make the meringue, separate remaining eggs. Add whites as well as remaining confectioner’s sugar to a clean mixer bowl. Beat until stiff peaks form.
  • 1 egg
  • 125 confectioner’s sugar

To make the meringue, separate remaining eggs. Add whites as well as remaining confectioner’s sugar to a clean mixer bowl. Beat until stiff peaks form.

Step 4/4

Roll dough out between some plastic wrap to avoid sticking. Using a cookie cutter, cut out star-shaped cookies and transfer to a lined baking sheet. Brush with meringue and bake in preheated oven at 150°C/300°F for approx. 15 – 20 min.
  • pastry brush
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • plastic wrap
  • parchment paper
  • star-shaped cookie cutter
  • rolling pin

Roll dough out between some plastic wrap to avoid sticking. Using a cookie cutter, cut out star-shaped cookies and transfer to a lined baking sheet. Brush with meringue and bake in preheated oven at 150°C/300°F for approx. 15 – 20 min.