Don’t you love Austria? Well, maybe you haven’t been (yet!), but have you tried their delicious dessert? It’s time you satisfied your curiosity and your sweet tooth with easy-to-make and beautiful-looking Linzer Cookies!
Impress your guests (and yourself) even more with homemade raspberry jam for the filling. Wow, aren’t you the best person to have over for parties? You don’t even have to give us credit! Use the recipe and don’t forget to look at our video to see how it’s done!
- 10 oz frozen raspberries
- ¼ cup + 1 tbsp sugar
- 3 tbsp pectin
- 3 tbsp sugar
- 1 tbsp + 2 tsp Amoretti® Raspberry Swirl
- 1 stick butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 whole eggs
- 1 egg yolk
- 2¾ cups cake flour
- 1¼ cups Amoretti® Blanched Almond Flour
- 1 tbsp + ¼ tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp allspice
- 1 tsp ground cloves
- RASPBERRY JAM: In a saucepan over low heat, combine the frozen raspberries and the ¼ cup of sugar.
- Once the raspberries have defrosted and the sugar has melted, bring the temperature up to medium-low and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Combine the pectin and the tablespoon of sugar.
- Stir together to combine completely.
- Add to the raspberries.
- Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes, stirring.
- Remove from heat and add the Amoretti Raspberry Swirl.
- Place jam mixture in a bowl to cool before refrigerating overnight, or chill in an ice bath if using immediately.
- COOKIES: Sift dry ingredients and set aside.
- Cream the butter and sugar.
- Add the eggs, one at a time.
- Add the yolk.
- Scrape the bowl. Mix to combine.
- Add the dry ingredients and mix just to combine.
- Wrap and chill the dough for 2 hours or overnight.
- Roll out the dough to the desired width and use cookie cutters of your choice.
- Cut the center of the top cookies so that they show the filling.
- Chill the cut cookies before baking in a 350°F degree oven for 12-15 minutes.
- Cool the cookies.
- Dust the cookie tops with powdered sugar
placing onto the jam-filled bottom cookie.
- The jam keeps for one week in the refrigerator.
- Traditional Linzer cookies are filled with raspberry jam, but these cookies can be filled with any flavor jam or cookie spread.