A few piles of star shaped Christmas walnut cookies

Simple Cut Out Ground Walnut Cookies

These cookies are a perfect alternative for traditional gingerbread ones, if you’re bored with those. They are also great to use with cookie cutters – they hold their shapes perfectly, better than the best of sugar cookie recipes I’ve tried. Extremely delicate and soft, they just dissolve in your mouth. And the taste is simply divine! It will surely please all walnut lovers, I can guarantee that. πŸ™‚

For one batch (dozens of small cookies) you’ll need:

  • 300g plain flour
  • 200g butter, softened to room temperature
  • 100g ground walnuts
  • 100g icing sugar
  • a sprinkle of baking powder

A few piles of star shaped Christmas walnut cookies

Preheat the oven to 130ΒΊC.

Mix all ingredients together with your hands and knead the dough. Roll it out to about 2mm thick and cut out your shapes.

Bake your cookies for about 20 minutes. Take them out of the oven and leave on the baking tray for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack and leave there to cool.

Piles of star shaped Christmas walnut cookies

They taste best decorated with chocolate (actually, is there anything that doesn’t taste better with chocolate? πŸ˜€ ).

Star shaped walnut cookies decorated with chocolate

Enjoy! πŸ™‚

Check out my other Christmas cookie recipes:

A batch of cookies with slices of tangerine
Tangerine coconut cookies
A pile of baked almond crescent cookies
Almond crescent cookies
Baked gingerbread Christmas cookies on a baking tray
Gingerbread cut out cookies
A few complete Gingerbread Christmas trees decorated with icing and sprinkles
Gingerbread Christmas trees

Cut Out Ground Walnut Cookies

  • Servings: 40
  • Difficulty: easy
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Festive cookies, perfect for Christmas


Ingredients

  • 300g plain flour
  • 200g butter, softened to room temperature
  • 100g ground walnuts
  • 100g icing sugar
  • a sprinkle of baking powder

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 130ΒΊC.
  2. Mix all ingredients together with your hands and knead the dough. Roll it out to about 2mm thick and cut out your shapes.
  3. Bake your cookies for about 20 minutes. Take them out of the oven and leave on the baking tray for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack and leave there to cool.

7 thoughts on “Simple Cut Out Ground Walnut Cookies

    1. Of course they are. Christmas calories count towards luck and prosperity instead of fat cells. I promise! It’s scientifically proven… though I must have lost the papers at some point, so you have to take my word for it πŸ˜€

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