Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies


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Christmas star cookies coated with coconut and a glace cherry in the centre. Easy to make and so delicious.


Makes: 40 cookies

  • 250g flour
  • 150g icing sugar
  • pinch salt
  • pinch ground ginger
  • 200g dessicated coconut
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 180g cold butter, diced
  • To decorate
  • 1 egg white
  • desiccated coconut
  • glace cherries

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:1hour chilling  ›  Ready in:1hour32min 

  1. In a bowl, combine flour, icing sugar, salt, ginger, coconut and orange zest. Beat the egg and egg yolk together and add with the diced butter. Knead quickly into a smooth dough. Cover with plastic wrap and chill 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C. Grease a baking tray.
  3. Roll out the dough and cut out cookies with a 5cm star shaped cutter. Place on the baking tray and bake 10-12 minutes.
  4. While still hot, brush the cookies with egg white and sprinkle with shredded coconut. Place a cherry half in the middle of each.

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