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    Known as zimtsterne in Germany, these festive star-shaped cookies are made from a nut meringue that's rolled and cut, then iced with a mixture of egg white and sugar before baking. Tuck a few into a waxed paper envelope and tie it with a red twine bow for a sweet presentation.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups raw almonds
    • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, plus more for dusting
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    • 2 large egg whites
    • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon water

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 671 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 36 g 54.94%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.57%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 145 mg 6.06%
    • Calcium: 207 mg 20.68%
    • Potassium: 532 mg 15.2%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.41%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 77 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 38.68%
    • Sugar: 62 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 9 g
    • Vitamin A 0.11%
    • Vitamin C 1.51%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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