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How To Make Traditional German Christmas Cookies

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Ingredients
  Flour 250 Gram, sieved
  Icing sugar 80 Gram
  Butter 160 Gram, cut in thin slices
  Egg yolk 1 Large
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Rum 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 2 Large, mixed with 5 tablespoons milk (for egg wash)
  Warm water 2 Teaspoon (For Topping)
  Chocolate glaze 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 356 degrees.

MAKING
2) In a large bowl, mix together the flour and icing sugar. Beat well till a fluffy mixture is formed.
3) Add the butter, egg yolk, salt and rum. Stir well till the batter is of the right consistency.
4) Shape the batter or dough into cookie shapes of preference.
5) Lightly grease a baking tray and arrange the cookies on it. Coat with the egg wash.
6) Bake in the preheated oven for 12 minutes.
7) Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool while still on the tray.
8) Carefully remove the cookies from the tray and arrange on a serving dish. Mix together the icing and warm water and use the mixture as a topping. Chocolate glaze can also be used to top the cookies with as preferred.

SERVING
9) Serve the Christmas cookies as and when preferred.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Flour
Language: 
mandarin
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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