German Christmas Cookies by pollypocketsy

German Christmas Cookies

pollypocketsy

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12 min

The dough for this is so simple to make and you don’t even need any fancy tools. Just a bowl and a spatula . Decorate them anyway you like - if there are any left to decorate because once you smell them it’s hard to resist a nibble !

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10 servings

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10 servings

US

original

metric

Ingredients

250 gram butter

200 gram sugar

2 eggs

½ tsp salt

2 tsp baking powder

500 gram flour

100 gram powder sugar

¼ tsp almond extract

80 grams almonds

Directions

Step 1

In a bowl add in the butter then use a spatula to cream it . Add the sugar and eggs and give it a good mix with the spatula

250 gram butter

200 gram sugar

2 eggs

Step 2

In a bowl mix the flour baking powder and salt then sift it all into the wet ingredients and mix until it forms a dough. Separate the dough in half then add ground almonds and almond extract to one half of the dough . Wrap in plastic wrap then refrigerate 40 minutes to stiffen slightly.

500 gram flour

2 tsp baking powder

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp almond extract

80 grams almonds

Step 3

Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface then cut the shapes you want and bake at 180 c for around 10-12 minutes . After dust with powder sugar or add colors and decorate however you like

100 gram powder sugar

80 grams almonds

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