cookies are cut-outs of stars with a cinnamon glaze before baking.
These cookies are started the day before baking.
oz. blanched almonds, toasted, ground
the day before baking, beat whites and salt until soft peaks form.
Add in sugar 2 tablespoons at a time until whites are stiff. Mix
in the cinnamon, and reserve 1/3 cup of this in a small bowl. Cover
and place refrigerator for next day. Add the ground almonds to the
remaining egg whites and cover and refrigerate this mixture, also.
the day of baking, take out almond mixture and roll out half of
it to about 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with star cutter and place on
baking sheets, repeat with remaining dough and let dough stand at
room temperature for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 300°F and brush
the stars with the reserved cinnamon-egg white mixture. Bake for
20 minutes. Let cookies rest on baking sheet for 3 minutes before
removing to cooling rack.
Pastry & Baking Charts
Confections, Truffles, Candy
Pies, Tarts, Tartlets
Crusts, Shells, Bases
Quick & Yeast Breads
Savory Items for Tea Menus
Index of Recipes
below are in:
& Common Measures
Cream Scoop Measures
Equivalents and Substitutions
Units of Measure