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Advent 2020 - Day 9 - Christmas Cookies!

It's Christmas time! The perfect time to bake some delicious Christmas Cookies!

Recipe: German Vanilla-Lemon Stars

You'll need:
  • 400g Flour
  • 1 pinch of Salt
  • 200g Butter
  • 120g Sugar
  • 2 packages of Vanilla Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • grated Peel of 2 untreated Lemons
  • 3 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 2 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons sweet cream
  • 100g hail sugar
And that's how you prepare the Cookies:
  1. sift the flour into a bowl; add the salt, the butter (in flakes) the vanilla sugar, the egg, the grated Lemon peel and the Lemon juice; knead everything into a smooth dough and let it cool for 60 minutes
  2. roll out the dough thinly between two layers of cling film and cut out Star shapes in different sizes!
  3. stir the egg yolk together with the cream until it's smooth, then coat the Stars with it and sprinkle some hail sugar on top
  4. line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place the Stars on it. Bake them in your pre-heated oven at 200°C 10-12 minutes
  5. All done! Now enjoy your Christmas Cookies!
Have a beautiful festive season!


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Nicki

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Nom nom! Saved recipe. Thanks for sharing!


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Sal

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Wow! sounds yummy,,, gonna ask my mom if she could make it for christmas!


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Logan

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Sounds AMAZING.


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Law

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I wanna try this!


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JoshGrilli (´-ω-`)

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Wow those sound really good!


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c4na !! ^_^

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for liliya, who i know needed these ^_^ measurements are a little bit inexact; i highly suggest investing in a scale!
2 ½ cups Flour
1 pinch of Salt
¾ cup + 2 tbsp Butter
½ cup + 1 tbsp Sugar
2 packages of Vanilla Sugar
1 Egg
grated Peel of 2 untreated Lemons
3 tablespoons Lemon juice
2 egg yolk
2 tablespoons sweet cream
½ cup hail sugar

And that's how you prepare the Cookies:
sift the flour into a bowl; add the salt, the butter (in flakes) the vanilla sugar, the egg, the grated Lemon peel and the Lemon juice; knead everything into a smooth dough and let it cool for 60 minutes
roll out the dough thinly between two layers of cling film and cut out Star shapes in different sizes!
stir the egg yolk together with the cream until it's smooth, then coat the Stars with it and sprinkle some hail sugar on top line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place the Stars on it.
Bake them in your pre-heated oven at 392 °F 10-12 minutes All done!
Now enjoy your Christmas Cookies!


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Tracy

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Yes! I love you added a recipe!


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liliya

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convert to imperial measurements pwease


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