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Linzer Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all-purpose flour
⅔ cup finely ground almonds (2 oz.)
tsp. cinnamon
tsp. salt
1 cup butter, softened
⅔ cup sugar
1 egg
tsp. vanilla extract
cup seedless raspberry jam
confectioners' sugar (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a small bowl, combine flour, almonds, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
2. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
3. Add egg and vanilla. Mix well.
4. Add flour mixture. Mix only until incorporated.
5. Divide dough into 2 pieces. Press into small disks about 1" thick.
6. Wrap separately in plastic wrap and refrigerate 2 hours until firm to roll.
7. Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
8. On floured surface. Roll out one disk about ⅛" thick. Keep other disk chilled.
9. Cut half the dough with cutter with insert. Place on parchment paper.
10. Cut an equal number with cutter without insert. Place on parchment paper.
11. Bake 10-12 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet 2 minute. Remove and cool.
12. Invert bottom cookie and spread with a tsp. of jam.
13. Dust the top cookie with confectioners' sugar and gently sandwich
cookies together.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20 cookies

 

 

 

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