Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

15 ratings

Claudia, medical worker


„I love recipes that save me time. Being able to make several types of cookie out of one dough does exactly that!“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
40
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-5+
150 g
butter (cold)
200 g
all-purpose flour
150 g
sugar
1
egg
100 g
almonds (ground)
1 tbsp
jam (raspberry or other red fruit)
60 g
confectioner’s sugar
2 tbsp
lemon juice
150 g
chocolate (bittersweet)
flour for work surface
confectioner’s sugar for serving
Metric
Imperial
  • 150 g butter (cold)
  • 200 g all-purpose flour
  • 150 g sugar
  • 1  egg
  • 100 g almonds (ground)
  • 1 tbsp jam (raspberry or other red fruit)
  • 60 g confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 150 g chocolate (bittersweet)
  • flour for work surface
  • confectioner’s sugar for serving

Utensils

  • pastry brush
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • standing mixer or hand mixer with dough hooks
  • large round cookie cutter
  • plastic wrap
  • Christmas-themed cookie cutters
  • small saucepan
  • parchment paper
  • small round cookie cutter
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • small bowl
  • rolling pin

Enjoy with

Coffee
Nothing fends off the cold quite like a hot cup of coffee and freshly baked Christmas cookies.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
831
Protein
13g
Fat
47g
Carb
90g

Step 1/6

Cut butter into small cubes. Add flour, sugar, butter, egg, and ground almonds to a standing mixer. Knead until a smooth dough forms.
  • 150 butter
  • 200 all-purpose flour
  • 150 sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 100 almonds
  • standing mixer or hand mixer with dough hooks
  • cutting board
  • knife

Cut butter into small cubes. Add flour, sugar, butter, egg, and ground almonds to a standing mixer. Knead until a smooth dough forms.

Step 2/6

Wrap dough in plastic wrap, transfer to refrigerator, and let rest for approx. 1 h.
  • plastic wrap

Wrap dough in plastic wrap, transfer to refrigerator, and let rest for approx. 1 h.

Step 3/6

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Flour work surface and roll out dough thinly. For the first variation, use the large cookie cutter to cut out round shapes. Use the small cookie cutter to cut out a hole in the center of half of the large cookie rounds. Brush round shapes with jam and place doughnut shapes on top. Cut out Christmas-themed cookies from the remaining dough. Transfer all cookies to preheated oven and bake for approx. 10 – 15 min., in batches if necessary.
  • 2 tbsp jam
  • flour for work surface
  • pastry brush
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • large round cookie cutter
  • Christmas-themed cookie cutters
  • parchment paper
  • small round cookie cutter
  • rolling pin

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Flour work surface and roll out dough thinly. For the first variation, use the large cookie cutter to cut out round shapes. Use the small cookie cutter to cut out a hole in the center of half of the large cookie rounds. Brush round shapes with jam and place doughnut shapes on top. Cut out Christmas-themed cookies from the remaining dough. Transfer all cookies to preheated oven and bake for approx. 10 – 15 min., in batches if necessary.

Step 4/6

Meanwhile, combine confectioner’s sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl.
  • 60 confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • small bowl

Meanwhile, combine confectioner’s sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl.

Step 5/6

Add chocolate to a small saucepan and melt over low heat.
  • 150 chocolate
  • small saucepan

Add chocolate to a small saucepan and melt over low heat.

Step 6/6

Remove cookies from oven. Set aside for approx. 5 min. until they are cool to the touch. Brush the Christmas-themed cookies either with chocolate or lemon glaze. Sprinkle some confectioner’s sugar over jam cookies before serving. Enjoy!
  • confectioner’s sugar for serving
  • pastry brush

Remove cookies from oven. Set aside for approx. 5 min. until they are cool to the touch. Brush the Christmas-themed cookies either with chocolate or lemon glaze. Sprinkle some confectioner’s sugar over jam cookies before serving. Enjoy!