This is an old German favourite. Light and delicious almond meringue biscuits with the flavours of lemon and cinnamon. To make Zimsterne, or cinnamon stars, bake in star-shaped metallic biscuit cutters placed on the baking tray.
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Very good cookies. The lemon zest made it a little bitter, will omit next time as well as the cinnamon since we like the cookies "pure". The cookies were chewy, and melt in your mouth. Extremely pleased I chose to make these and they will be made very often! - 16 Sep 2010
Altered ingredient amounts. Omit cinnamon and lemon zest. - 16 Sep 2010
absolutely fantastic, so easy to make and really tasty! - 19 Apr 2014