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Linzer Tarts

 
Linzer Tarts
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These rich cookies are delightfully crisp, buttery and nutty, with just the right amount of sweetness from the filling and the sugar dusting.

Yield

48

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

45

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 cup margarine
1 cup sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup almonds
chopped
*
1 teaspoon lemon zest
grated
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
ground
*
cup raspberry jam
*

Directions

In large bowl with electric mixer at high speed, beat margarine and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

Stir in flour, almonds, lemon peel and cinnamon until blended.

Cover; chill 2 hours.

Divide dough in half.

On floured surface, roll out one half of dough to ⅛ inch thickness.

Using 2½ inch round cookie cutter, cut circles from dough.

Reroll scraps to make additional rounds.

Cut out ½ inch circles from centers of half the rounds.

Repeat with remaining dough. Place on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 325℉ (160℃). for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Remove from sheets; cool on wire racks.

Spread preserves on top of whole cookies.

Top with cut-out cookies to make sandwiches.

Dust with confectioners' sugar.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

almost 3 years

Tasty!

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Comments

lynn in ma
Leicester, MA, United States
 almost 3 years ago

I found the dough very easy to work with after letting it rest in the refrigerator for about 4 hours. Brought it out 10 minutes prior to rolling. After baking and cooling was complete, I dusted the cutout tops with sifted confectioner's sugar prior to assembling. I used about 1 cup of raspberry preserves, boiled for 10 minutes to reduce. I then let it come to a lukewarm temperature and thicken before assembling. I spread a thin layer of the thickened preserves over the entire bottom of each cookie and a larger dollop in each center to ensure the preserves peeked through the cutouts. These rich cookies are delightfully crisp, buttery and nutty, with just the right amount of sweetness from the filling and the sugar dusting.

These cookies look so pretty. A dust of icing sugar in the end makes them even prettier! I will do the same when I make those sweets!

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 almost 3 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 14g (0.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 6851% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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