This Christmas, make someone happy! Give the gift of these delicious cookies!


  • 240 grams of wheat flour
  • ¾ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 level teaspoon of cinnamon powder
  • ½ teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 60 grams of unsalted butter at room temperature
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 160 grams of sugar
  • 1 large egg

Ingredients for Sprinkling

  • 4 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of cinnamon powder

Preparation Mode

  1. In a bowl, sift the first five ingredients. Reserve.
  2. Using a mixer, beat the butter, vanilla and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg and mix well.
  4. Mixing well, gradually add the dry ingredients.
  5. When you get a smooth and soft ball of dough, wrap it in PVC film.
  6. Refrigerate for 40 minutes.
  7. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Reserve.
  8. Preheat the oven to 170ºC.
  9. In a small bowl, mix the sugar with the cinnamon and set aside.
  10. With the dough chilled, remove portions and shape into balls the size of a walnut.
  11. Pass the balls through the sugar and cinnamon mixture, covering them completely.
  12. Distribute the balls on the baking sheets leaving a space of 5 cm between them.
  13. Bake for approximately 14 minutes or until golden.
  14. Keep them on the baking sheet for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Mom Tips

The origin of this cookie is German, despite the name in English.

A cookie with a different texture, with a touch of cinnamon and delicious. Try it! Also excellent for selling or giving as a gift.

Approximate yield of 15 units.


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