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Zimmerstern Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Christine Repschleger
Added: Monday, October 20, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 egg whites
3-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon lemon rind
1 pound unblanched almonds, ground
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
Beat egg whites very stiff; slow add sugar and lemon rind. Reserve 1/3 cup of the mixture for top of cookies. Add almonds and cinnamon. Chill. Roll 1/4 inch thick on surface covered with confectioners' sugar; cut with star shaped cutter. Top each one with some of the reserved egg white mixture. Bake at 325 until light brown, about 10-15 minutes.

Makes 3-1/2 to 4 dozen cookies.

 

 

 

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