Zimtsterne (Cinnamon Stars) Cookies

Serves: 60

During December, homes and bakeries in Switzerland are filled with the aroma of classic cookies like these "Zimtsterne."

Yield: 60 cookies
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1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
3 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup almond flour
1/3 cup ground cinnamon


In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and chocolate. Combine flour and cinnamon; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.

On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-in. star-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Chill and reroll scraps if desired.

Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks. Yield: about 5 dozen.

Source: tasteofhome.com

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