Almond Christmas Cookies (Mandelspekulatius)

Almond Christmas Cookies (Mandelspekulatius) – recipe with photo, German cuisine
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Cooking time: 2 h

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Recipe yield: 1 kg

German food

Almond Christmas cookies (Mandelspekulatius) – a German pastries recipe, you can make a hole in the cookies, pass a ribbon and decorate the Christmas tree.

Almond Christmas cookies ingredients

Almond Christmas cookies recipe

A mixture of dry products for cookies
1

To make a recipe for almond Christmas cookies, sift the flour and mix it with baking powder, vanilla sugar, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.

Eggs with sugar
2

Beat eggs with sugar.

Flour and diced butter
3

Add the chopped butter to the flour and grind everything well into crumbs.

Dough with beaten eggs
4

After pouring eggs beaten with sugar and knead elastic soft dough. If the dough does not combine in one lump, add a couple of tablespoons of cold water.

Dough for shortbread
5

Wrap the prepared dough with a film and place in the refrigerator for a day.

Cookie cutter
6

Roll out the prepared dough into a layer 7-8 mm thick and cut out with the shape of an asterisk or Christmas tree.

Almond cookies before baking
7

Put the cut figures on a greased baking sheet, sprinkle with chopped peeled almonds and put in the oven. Bake almond cookies at 180°C (355°F) 15-20 minutes.

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