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Raspberry Linzer Cookies

Raspberry Linzer Cookies

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    2 h
Sarah

Sarah

These wonderful cookies require a bit of extra effort to make and assemble. But the delight of family and friends when serving them makes them all worthwhile. And they are beautiful-looking!

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  • Calories:
  • 82 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 62 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Mix flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon together in a bowl using a whisk.
  2. Beat white sugar and butter together with an electric mixer on high in a bowl until light and fluffy; add egg substitute and vanilla extract. Beat until well blended.
  3. Gradually beat flour mixture into sugar-butter mixture until dough is soft. Divide dough into 2 equal balls and wrap each portion in plastic wrap. Chill dough in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  5. Roll 1 dough ball into a 1/8-inch thick rectangle on a lightly floured surface; cut into 32 cookies using a square, star, or circular cookie cutter. Repeat with the second dough ball. Cut out the center of 32 cookies using a 1-inch square cookie cutter. Arrange all 64 cookies on the prepared baking sheets about 1 inch apart.
  6. Bake cookies in the preheated oven until edges are lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Cool on pans for 5 minutes before transferring cookies to wire racks to cool completely.
  7. Spread about 1/2 teaspoon raspberry jam into the center of each whole cookie. Sprinkle the cut-out cookies with confectioners' sugar; place 1 cut-out cookie atop each raspberry jam-topped cookie.
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12/6/2012

Classic Linzer cookies are and should be almond based! This includes almond flour (ground almonds) and almond extract! These are just a type of sugar cookie.

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