Cookie Recipe: Angel’s Eyes

"Angel’s Eyes  cookies on a baking sheet


  • 250g Flour
  • 1 knife's tip of Baking soda
  • 100g Sugar
  • 1 pack of Vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch of Salt
  • 3 Eggs
  • 150g Butter
  • 100g Strawberry jam


  • Pre-heat oven to 180°C (top-/bottom heat) or 160°C (circulating)
  • Mix flour, baking soda in a bowl
  • Add sugar, vanilla sugar, salt
  • Separate eggs, set aside egg whites (not needed for this recipe), mix egg yolks into dough
  • Mix in butter
  • Roll out into a roll maybe 30cm in length, cut into 1cm wide slices
  • Form slices into spheres, put onto baking sheet, dip grip end of wooden spoon into the cookies to create a small indentation (later to be filled with jam)
  • Put baking sheet with cookies into oven, bake for 15min
  • Let cookies cool off
  • In the meantime, boil up jam in a pot
  • When cookies are cooled off, pour jam into the middle of every cookie, let cool off for a further 15min


Be really cautious with the amount of baking soda. 1 knife's tip is more than enough.

Adapted from - Engelsaugen

Image: © Felix Elsner 2021, CC-BY 4.0