Linzer Sandwich Rings Recipe

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Linzer Sandwich Rings

Samantha Bideau

By
@kitchengallery

This recipe is always a "must do" for Christmas time. If you enjoy the sweet and tart taste, you'll love these cookies. Also, the finished product may look complicated but it is super easy.


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Serves:

36 cookies

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter or margarine, softened
2/3 c
packed brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
finely shredded lemon peel
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground all spice
1/4 tsp
salt
2
egg yolks
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all-purpose flour
1 c
ground walnuts
1/4 c
seedless raspberry jam
confectioners' sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter with an electric mixer on medium-high speed for 30 seconds.
2
Add the brown sugar, baking powder, lemon peel, cinnamon, all spice, and salt and beat till combined.
3
Beat in the egg yolks and vanilla.
4
Beat in any remaining flour and ground walnuts with a wooden spoon.
5
Divide dough in half. Cover and chill for 1 hour or till dough is easy to handle.
6
. On a lightly floured surface, roll each half of dough to a 1/8” thickness. Using a cookie cutter, cut out dough. Place 1” apart on ungreased baking sheets. Using a small cutter, cut out the centers of half the unbaked cookies. Remove the centers and reroll dough.
7
Bake cookies in a preheated 375* oven for 7-9 minutes, or until edges are firm and bottoms are browned. Remove cookies with a spatula and cool on a rack.
8
To assemble cookie sandwiches sift confectioners’ sugar over the tops of the cookies with cutouts in center. Set aside. Spread about ½ tsp. of the jam onto the bottom of each cookie without the cutout; top with a cutout cookie, confectioners’ sugar side up.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Jams & Jellies
Hashtag: #Jam cookies