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Friday 7 March 2014


                                           Linzer cookies

              Another one cookie recipe for this month's challenge by  Swathi Iyer of baking partners group.This is an awesome cookie looks like sandwich filled with yummy jam inside.I enjoyed a lot to make it but the interesting part is after finishing my cookies.

                                          I took a lovely photograph in my sony cybershot camera but don't know where it has gone when I searched 2 days later.It haven't saved the picture at all I think.Haa.........I blinked a while becoz the cookie box was empty ohhhh.... I forgot I reserved a cookie for me somewhere in kitchen.I ran into the kitchen and atlast found it inside a small box........And clicked it Now I rechecked the pic.It was good.

Now let us enter into the recipe...........

Recipe source: Alice Medrich, Chewy, Gooey, Crispy, Crunchy


Plain Flour(maida)-1 cup+2 tbsp  

ground almonds-1/2 cup 

  sugar-1/4 cup  

salt-1/8 tsp(a pinch)

  cinnamon powder-11/4 tsp

  cloves powder-1/8 tsp

 almond essence-1/8 tsp 

butter(unsalted)-8 tbsp

 lemon zest(grated lemon peel)-1 tsp 

 orange zest-1 tsp(grated orange peel)  

Any kind of Jam- needed


Blance Almonds and grind them with a teaspoon of sugar to a fine powder.In a mixing bowl add Butter,sugar whisk them till creamy add in salt,cinnamon pr,clove pr,almond essence,lemon zest and orange zest blend well and knead with plain flour and almond flour to a soft dough.Slightly flat them and cover them with clingfilm,refrigerate them for 2 hrs.Can store them in freezer upto 3 months.

Preheat oven to 180°c

Remove from fridge soft them for a while work before they get too soft.Roll  the dough and cut them in a cookie cutter and they should be as pairs(The cookie should have pair ie cut them in even units 2,4,6....) to make the sandwich.Seperate them into half leaving one half cut in centre with heart shaped cookie cutter.Arrange them carefully in a greased baking tray as the cookies donot disturb eachother.Bake them at 180°c for 15-20 mins.Remove from tray and cool them on a wire rack.Mix jam with a fork as it loosen its texture and apply them on the whole cookie then place heart shaped hole cookie on top and make sandwiches.Store them in an airtight container upto 1 week.



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