⬅️and they should keep their form when baked. So, if you are making them for the first time here are few tips and precautions. Distribute the dough on a cold baking sheet. Do not grease the baking ➡️
⬅️sheet. Free the cookies before baking. Experiment with your oven to get the desired result.
Add sugar bit by bit and cream together. And while you continue to beat the butter and sugar add the 4 following➡️
Grate and add zest
Add 1 tsp vanilla extract
Add 2 drops of almond extract or more.. Mine is very strong
Add the egg lightly beaten
Sift the flour over the butter mixture and fold in
Add the almond powder
Form them either through a cookie press or bakers bag using the star tip
Few interesting forms. Experimenting with my new cookie distributor. It is very nice when there are children.
But I prefer the pastry bag. And baked in a preheated oven 180C. I like that the star has caramel edges.
Baked at 170C for 12 mins
Baked at 180C for 10 mins