Cinnamon Star Cookies Recipe


MethodMain Ingredient


 Egg whites1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sifted confectioners sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Grated lemon rind1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Blanched almonds1⁄2 Pound, ground (2 Cups)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2335 Calories from Fat 963

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g177%

Saturated Fat 8.8 g44.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 263.1 mg11%

Total Carbohydrates 287 g95.5%

Dietary Fiber 25.2 g100.7%

Sugars 242.4 g

Protein 63 g126%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 5.5%

Calcium 52.7% Iron 48.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
Gradually add sugar and lemon rind.
Continue beating until completely blended, about 5 min.
Reserve 3/4 cup of mixture for centers of cookies.
Blend cinnamon and almonds together; fold into remaining egg white mixture.
Heat oven to 350° .
Using cloth-covered board which has had confectioners' sugar rubbed into the cloth, roll dough 1/8 thick.
Cut in star shapes.
Place 1/2 tsp reserved mixture on center of each star.
If desired, spread to each point of star.
Place cookies on well-greased and floured baking sheet.
Bake about 12 min.