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Linzer Cookies Recipe

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6-oz unsalted butter
1-cup powdered sugar
zest of 1 lemon grated fine
zest of 2 oranges grated fine
1- /4 cup all purpose flour plus extra for bard and rolling pin
1-tsp baking powder
2-tsp freshly grated nutmeg
3-egg yolks
1-cup & 1/2 finely ground almonds( almond flour or blanched almonds pulsed in a food
process until very fine)
1-cup raspberry preserves

1. Preheat oven to 325 and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper
2. Beat butter, sugar and zests in the bowl of a mixed fitted with paddle attachment
at medium speed until smooth.
3. Sift together flour, baking powder, spices and salt.
4. Add yolks to mixing bowen and beat until incorporated. Reduce the speed and
slowly add dry mixture, ground almond and beat until incorporated.
5. Turn the dough onto counter and form into a ball. cut in half, warp each half in
plastic and chill until firm about 1 hr.
6.Flour the cutting board and rolling pin, roll out half of the dough to 1/8" thick. Cut
the cookies into desired shape using a 1 1/2" diameter cutter. Cut 1/2" holes into
the center of half of the cookies. Transfer the cookies to baking sheet and chill for
30 minutes.
6. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes and transfer to rack to cool. Once coo,l sprinkle with
confectioners sugar and spoon on raspberry preserve on whole and cover with
cookie with hole. Finish top with addition sprinkle of powdered sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24to 36
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
150 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Wonder cookies for the Holiday Season.




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