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Title: Zimsterne - (Spicy Star Cookies)
Categories: Cookie Jewish
Yield: 60 Servings

2 Eggs
2tsBaking Powder
1/2tsBaking Soda
1tsGround Cinnamon
1/2tsGround Nutmeg
1/4tsGround Cloves
1/2cUnsweetened Apple Juice

Cream the margarine, honey, sugar and eggs together in a bowl until smooth and fluffy. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Divide the dough into thirds. Flatten each one into a circle 1/2 inch thick. Wrap each in plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight until firm.

Remove the dough from the refrigerator and roll out on a lightly-floured surface to 1/8 inch thick. Cut out the dough with a star cookie cutter and place on a lightly-oiled baking sheet. Bake in a 375-degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Note: These Zimsterne have approximately three-quarters teaspoon of sugar per serving.

Makes 60

One Serving of 2 Cookies = Calories: 78 Carbohydrates: 14 Protein: 2 Fat: 2 Sodium: 52 Potassium: 22 Cholesterol: 9

Exchange Value: 1 Bread Exchange

Source: Holiday Cookbook, American Diabetes Association, ISBN 0-13-024894-0, by Betty Wedman, M.S.,R.D.