Christmas shortbread stars

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Serves: 40

By biglips



  • 175g butter

  • 2 tbsp icing sugar

  • 75g caster sugar

  • 2 tbsp cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 250g plain flour

  • 1 tbsp orange peel


  1. Place butter and flour in a bowl and rub together until the mixture resembles fine crumbs.
  2. Stir in the rest of the ingredients along with 2 tbsp of cold water and combine to form a ball.
  3. Roll out on to a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 2.5mm.
  4. Using a 4cm star cutter, cut out approx 40 stars.
  5. Place the stars onto a baking sheet and bake for 10-20 minutes until golden.
  6. Mix together the icing sugar and the cinnamon and lightly dust over the stars.

Additional Information

  • Egg Free

  • Nut Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Vegetarian

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Christmas

  • Biscuit and sweets

  • Low fat

  • Kids can help

  • Make Ahead

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  • pourmeanotherglass 23/12/09 17:49

    you don't really mean 2 tbs of cinnamon do you?

  • biglips 17/12/09 17:35

    it is soooooooo yummy!!!