Cookbook:Zimtsterne (German Cinnamon Star Cookies)

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Zimtsterne (German Cinnamon Star Cookies)
Category dessert recipes
Servings 25
Time 30 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes

Zimtsterne are German cinnamon cookies often eaten for the advent season.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Beat the egg whites until creamy.
  2. Sift powdered sugar.
  3. Mix egg whites with powdered sugar.
  4. Set aside almost a third of the resulting mass for casting.
  5. Stir in the remaining mass of cinnamon and almonds, or hazelnuts and lemon zest, and knead into a dough.
  6. Roll out the dough, cut out star shapes and place on the greased baking sheet.
  7. Mix the remaining stiff egg white with rum until a glaze mass forms.
  8. Brush the cinnamon stars with glaze.
  9. Bake in a preheated oven at 160°C for about 20 minutes.