Stamped Cookies - Albertle German cookies - How to make stamped cookies from scratch easily at home. These are christmas cookies however you can make them all year round too. Gift cookies for Christmas to your family and friends! #cookies #stamped #christmas #german #masalaherb
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Stamped Cookies - Albertle German cookies

Stamped cookies and Albertle are the perfect cookie to make with children. Pick your favorite cookie stamp design from the suggestions in the post so that you can make your own stamped cookies from scratch at home! You can choose to add Cinnamon and/or green Cardamom in this recipe!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: German
Keyword: stamped cookie recipe, stamped cookies
Servings: 30 cookies
Calories: 141kcal
Author: Helene D'Souza


  • 1 cup Butter you can use Margarine too to make this recipe Vegan
  • 1 large Egg
  • pinch Salt
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Bean Paste *see Notes
  • 1 Teaspoon Cardamom powder optional
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon powder optional
  • 3 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 3/4 cup Corn starch


  • In a mixing bowl beat the butter (or margarine), egg, salt and sugar fluffy. Then add in the remaining ingredients baking powder, vanilla bean black seed paste (or Vanilla Essence), cardamom powder, cinnamon powder, all purpose flour and corn starch, Mix everything well and turn into a smooth dough. Let the dough rest for at least 30 minutes in the fridge, the dough needs to be cold so it will be easier to roll out and cut out the cookies.
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  • Before rolling out the dough, preheat the oven to 180 Celsius/350 Fahrenheit.
  • Add enough flour to your working space so nothing sticks and roll out the dough to about a 3-4 mm/0.15 inch thickness. Then use your cookie cutter/stamp to cut and stamp all your cookies. Repeat rolling out and cookie cutting process until you used up all the dough.
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  • Prepare your baking tray by placing baking paper/parchment on it. Then place the dusted cut out cookies on the paper. Make sure to keep at least 2 cm or about an inch space between each cookie. Bake for about 10 minutes at 180 Celsius/350 Fahrenheit almost golden brown. Make sure the cookies don't burn on or under cook, in case adjust the temperature of your oven by +-1-2 minutes.
  • Prepare a cookie box with some parchment and store the cookies in there.


  1. Use Vanilla Bean Paste or scratch out vanilla bean paste form a vanilla bean or substitute with vanilla extract.
  2. recipe based on Naumann & Göbel 3.5.3226


Serving: 26g | Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 57mg | Potassium: 24mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.6mg