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Zimsterne (Cinnamon Stars) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret Johnson
Added: Sunday, November 18, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 tbsp. butter
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 egg, separated
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
2 1/3 c. flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter, sugar, 2 eggs plus 1 egg yolk, lemon juice
until fluffy. Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed
mixture. Stir in nuts. Roll out dough and cut into 1" stars.
Brush tops with egg white beaten until fluffy. Bake on slightly
greased cookie sheets at 375 for 6-8 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes lots
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I usually double or triple many of the cookie
recipes, but a single batch of these little stars is plenty.

 

 

 

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