Cookie Christmas Trees

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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 15 min.
Ready in

Ingredients

for
3
For the pastry
2 ¼ cups
1 teaspoon
¾ cup
1
1 tablespoon
runny honey
1 teaspoon
½ teaspoon
1 tablespoon
0.333 cup
3 tablespoons
¼ cup
butter (chopped)
To decorated
2 cups
2 tablespoons
colorful Sugar pearls
How healthy are the main ingredients?
egghoneycinnamon
Product recommendation
To make the gingerbread spice simply mix together 100 g ground cinnamon 75 g ground cloves 50 g ground nutmeg 75 g ground ginger 125 g ground fennel seeds 125 g ground coriander seeds 125 g aniseed

Preparation steps

1.
Heat the oven to 200°C (180°C in a fan oven), 400°F, gas 6 and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
2.
Mix together the flour, baking powder, sugar, egg, honey, cinnamon, gingerbread spice and a pinch of salt. Fold in the mixed peel, almonds and the milk. Add the butter and mix well with an electric whisk fitted with dough hooks.
3.
Knead the pastry on a floured work surface until smooth. Roll out approx. 0.7 cm thick and cut out various size circles. Place on the prepared baking tray and bake for around 10-15 minutes. Remove form the oven and leave to cool.
4.
To make the glaze, mix together the icing sugar and the lemon juice and using the resulting paste to stick the biscuits together with the largest at the bottom and the smallest on top. Decorate with the coloured pearls and dust with icing sugar. Leave to dry.