Heavenly Cinnamon Stars from the Vanilla Sky

Total Time
45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

I watched Chef Rakesh Sethi, the creator of these mind-blowing stars, make these on TV, yesterday. These look like they were made in heaven and were gently showered upon the Earth by a fairy on a dark cold night! These stars will be in my X'mas basket this year, for sure. Please note that the preparation time does not include the refrigeration time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put butter in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add sugar and cream well.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing in nicely.
  4. Fold in flour and cinnamon powder.
  5. Add vanilla essence.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Cover.
  8. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  9. Remove from refrigerator.
  10. Lightly dust a working table with flour.
  11. Roll out the refrigerated mixture with the help of a rolling pin (should be similar in size to a flour tortilla/ an Indian flatbread,i. e.,roti).
  12. Using a star-shaped cookie cutter, cut out stars from the rolled out dough.
  13. Carefully lift the stars and place on a greased baking tray.
  14. Bake for 15 minutes at 150 degrees C.
  15. Allow to cool completely.
  16. Dust with icing sugar.
  17. Serve or pack into your bag of Christmas goodies or add to your cookie tray or share them with your best friend/neighbour-there's no limit to what you can do with a good cookie; after all, even the sky is limitless for its glorious stars.

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