Cinnamon Rings – Austrian German Christmas Cookies

cinnamon rings

When he time has come to make some German Christmas cookies check this one out: Cinnamon Rings or Zimt Ringerl, after an old Austrian recipe. These delicious cookies are very easy to make and you won’t need any special ingredients. Happy Baking!

Ingredients Cinnamon Rings

150 g flour, sieved
150 g butter
1 egg yolk
70 g sugar
70 g ground almonds
1 tsp cinnamon or more
zest of 1/2 lemon, organic
200 g sugar
4 tsp cinnamon


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Baking Instructions Cinnamon Rings

– Sieve flour on a baking board.
– Cut butter in small cubes. Place on flour togetehr with egg yolks, sugar, almonds, cinnamon and zest.
– Knead all ingredients fast until you get a smooth dough. Form a ball, wrap in plastic wrap and keep in fridge for at least 30 min.
– Roll out of the dough small strings, cut off some parts and form circles.
– Layer baking tray with parchment  paper, and place rings with a distance of 2 inches from each other onto the tray.
– Bake in pre-heated oven for 10-15 min on 180 C or 375 F.
– Mix sugar with cinnamon and place on a soup plate.
– Turn the hot rings in the sugar and let cool off on a cooling rack.

When completely cooled off keep them in a tin.

 

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