June 19, 2018

CINNAMON STARS

Ingredients:
Egg whites - 1/3 to 1/2 cups
Confectioners' sugar - 2 cups (sifted)
Lemon rind - 1/2 tsp (grated)
Cinnamon  - 1/2 tsp
Blanched almonds - 2 cups (ground)

Method:

  • Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Gradually add sugar and lemon rind. 
  • Continue beating until completely blended, about 5 minutes.
  • Reserve 3/4 cup of mixture for centers of cookies.
  • Blend cinnamon and almonds together; fold into remaining egg white mixture.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Using cloth covered board which has and confectioners' sugar rubbed into the cloth, roll dough 1/8" thick.
  • Cut in star shapes. Place 1/2 tsp reserved mixture on center of each star.
  • If desired, spread to each point of star.
  • Place cookies on well greased and floured baking sheet.
  • Bake about 12 minutes.


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