Last minute Christmas feeling.

For everyone who was too stressed this year to decorate their home, take out the good old Christmas CDs or wrap presents earlier than Christmas Eve – here is one last minute tip to get into the Christmas feeling:


Baking Christmas cookies!


© Jule Helmke

© Jule Helmke


200g flour

1 pkg baking powder

100g sugar

1 pkg vanilla sugar

1 egg

125g soft butter

100g grounded almonds

and for decoration you will need powdered sugar and vanilla sugar


Step 1

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© Jule Helmke

Blend your ingredients by adding one ingredient at a time in the order mentioned above. Use a dough hook on maximum speed until all is well mixed.

Step 2

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© Jule Helmke

Take the dough out of the mixing bowl and knead it into a soft ball. Form little sausages as thick as your finger and bend them into a C-shape. Spread them on a baking sheet leaving enough space in between to let the cookies rise.


Step 3

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© Jule Helmke

Bake the cookies at 180°C for 10 minutes. They should not be golden but firm.


Step 4

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© Jule Helmke

Dust the cookies with powdered sugar and vanilla sugar while they are still warm.  Repeat when the are cooled off.


Enjoy your cookies and have a wonderful Christmas & a happy New Year!



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