Zimtsterne, Cinnamon Stars

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Aimee34

These are typical christmas cookies in Switzerland. I got the recipe while doing an exchange year in Switzerland. They are good anytime of the year though!!!

Top Review by helenschwarzkopf

Hi, here's a tip how to roll the very sticky dough when you make Zimtsterne!Roll the dough betwen clearwrap and stick the cookiecutter in suger between cutting.I used unsalted chasheys last time when I made them and they turned out very yummy. Happy Christmas,Frohe Weihnachten Helga in Alaska

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat egg whites with salt until stiff.
  2. Add the powdered sugar and mix.
  3. Keep 1 dl of the mixture as frosting.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  5. Roll the dough out in a ziploc bag, that's cut open (cut the two side seams so the two parts are held together only at the bottom) Cut out stars or whatever other shapes you want.
  6. Bake for 3-5 minutes in a preheated oven at 450°F.
  7. When cookies are still warm, dip one side of cookies in frosting.

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