Linzer Heart Cookies

by

Fresco

Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated April 5, 2022)

Serves

36

Total Time

1hrs 30mins

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 butter290 g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar205 g
  • Egg icon
    Egg2
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour390 g
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder1 tablespoon
  • Salt icon
    Salt1 g
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon¼ teaspoon
  • Nutmeg icon
    Nutmeg¼ teaspoonfinely grated
  • Ground cloves icon
    Ground cloves1 g
  • Ground almonds icon
    Ground almonds300 g
  • Jam icon
    Jamas needed
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugaras 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 all purpose 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. Make as many circles as you can, then cut out center hearts on half
  • 16. Bake until golden brown - 10 min, 175°C
  • 17. Transfer onto cooling rack
  • 18. Spread with jam
  • 19. Assemble
  • 20. Dust with powdered sugar

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