Linzer Heart Cookies

by

Drop

POSTED Wed, 10 February 2016

Serves

36

Total Time

90 MINS

Calories

171

Classic Linzer cookies; make them heart-shaped for your Valentine or cut out simple rounds.

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter

    1 ¼ cups (about 288 g)

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar

    1 cup (about 204 g)

  • Egg icon
    Egg

    2 (about 100 g)

  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour

    3 cups (about 388.8 g)

  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder

    1 tablespoon (about 5.55 g)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    1 g (about ⅛ teaspoon)

  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon

    ¼ teaspoon (about 0.66 g)

  • Nutmeg icon
    Nutmeg

    ¼ teaspoon (about 0.59 g)finely grated

  • Ground cloves icon
    Ground cloves

    1 g (about ½ teaspoon)

  • Ground almonds icon
    Ground almonds

    2 cups (about 297.6 g)

  • Jam icon
    Jam

    as needed

  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar

    as needed

    METHOD


  • 1. Add unsalted butter and granulated sugar to a clean stand mixer bowl
  • 2. Cream together until light and fluffy
  • 3. Add egg to the dough
  • 4. Mix well until smooth
  • 5. Add plain flour, cocoa powder, salt, ground cinnamon, nutmeg and ground cloves to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 6. Whisk together
  • 7. Mix dry ingredients into dough gradually
  • 8. Add ground almonds to the dough
  • 9. Mix until dough forms
  • 10. Wrap with plastic wrap
  • 11. Chill in fridge - 1 hr
  • 12. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  • 13. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  • 14. Roll dough until 1/8" (5mm) thick
  • 15. Cut out
  • 16. Bake until golden brown - 10 min, 175°C
  • 17. Transfer onto cooling rack until cool
  • 18. Spread with jam
  • 19. Assemble
  • 20. Dust with powdered sugar

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