Christmas shaped biscuits with cinnamon and vanilla.Perfect to enjoy with a spiced hot chocolate.
Scrape the seeds from the vanilla pod, cut the butter into small cubes and place in a bowl. Add the flour,cinnamon and the sugar and rub together with the tips of your fingers until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add the egg and bring the mix together until it forms a ball. Knead with the palm of your hand until smooth, wrap in cling film and rest in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 180'C.
Roll the pastry out between 2 sheets of baking paper to 5mm thick. Cut them with a cookie cutter Christmas theme shaped.
bake your biscuits for 10 to 12 minutes.Or until a they get a nice golden colour.
Place the biscuits on a cooling rack to cool.
«Run your pastry cutter under cold water every once in a while, this will make the biscuits easier to cut.»