Marzipan Cookies

Marzipan cookies are a delicious Christmas treat with their firm exterior, crunchy almond on top and dreamily chewy interior. A scrumptious surprise not only for Marzipan lovers!

No christmas is complete without them.

Ingredients for 36 cookies

250 g Marzipan

1 egg

80 g icing sugar

60 g almonds

70 g ground almonds

40 g all-purpose flour

3 drops rose water

36 pieces round edible paper for baking

How to bake the cookies

  • Cut the marzipan into chunks, that makes it easier to work with.
  • Add the marzipan chunks and the egg white to a bowl.
  • Sift in the flour and icing sugar.
  • Add the ground almonds and a few drops rose water.
  • Knead the dough until smooth.
  • Cover the dough and let chill in the fridge for an hour.
  • After an hour preheat your oven to 150C/300F.
  • Cut the chilled dough into 36 pieces.
  • Roll the dough pieces into little balls.
  • Place the dough balls on the edible paper and press them down a little.
  • Add an almond on top of each cookie.
  • Brush the cookies with a mix of the egg yolk and a tbsp. of water.
  • Bake them in the oven for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

How to store the cookies

Store your cookies in an airtight container with a lid and they will last up to 2 weeks.

May this holiday season be filled with laughter, joy, and peace.

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