BakingSeasonalLinzer Cookies

April 23, 2018by thesweetpotato

Linzer Cookies

This melt-in-your-mouth holiday classic is irresistible with creamy hazelnut butter mixed right into the dough.
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 2 dozen cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 1 stick butter (1/2 cup)
  • 2/3 cup organic cane sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup Nuts To You Nut Butter (Hazelnut or Almond Hazelnut)
  • 1/2 tsp organic vanilla flavour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups organic all-purpose flour
  • Crofter's Premium Raspberry Spread for filling

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to about 325°F.
  • Cream Butter.
  • Add sugar and egg yolks to butter gradually, continuing to cream. Mix in Nuts to You Butter and vanilla flavour.
  • In a separate bowl mix baking powder into all-purpose flour. Add to the creamy mixture.
  • With your hands, knead into a smooth dough.
  • Shape dough into balls and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Make sure there is enough space between the dough balls. With the end of a wooden cooking spoon, poke a hole into the centre of each ball and fill with Crofter’s Raspberry Spread. Using a reusable piping bag is recommended.
  • Bake cookies for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Put on a metal rack to cool off before storing them in a cookie tin.