Yuletide Raspberry Almond Linzer Bars

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Kelly Williams

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@WildfloursCottageKitchen

These linzer bars are very buttery and so very pretty! I LOVE making these at Christmastime for my cookie tray, for co-workers and neighbors! Quick and easy to make yet look very impressive! Makes very nice gifts, too! Enjoy! And Have a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! (photo from bing images)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 36 bars
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/3
    cups butter
  • 3/4 cup
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 tsp.
    grated lemon peel, just the yellow part and no white part from underneath
  • 2 1/2
    cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups
    whole almonds, ground
  • 1 tsp.
    cinnamon
  • 1 cup
    seedless raspberry preserves or jam
  • ·
    powdered sugar

How to Make Yuletide Raspberry Almond Linzer Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease metal 13x9 pan. Or line pan with foil and grease foil for easy removal and cutting. In mixer bowl, beat butter and sugar til creamy. Beat in egg and grated lemon zest til blended. Mix in flour, almonds and cinnamon til well blended.
  2. Press 2 cups prepared dough onto bottom of pan. Spread preserves over crust. I dollop it and then spread with my offset knife. Press remaining dough, little amounts at a time, evenly over top. Bake 35-40 minutes til golden brown. Don't overbake, though, or it will be dry. Cool in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into bars or small squares.

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