Dessert,  Recipe

Linzer Playing Card Cookies

Fun and delicious, these cookies are the perfect afternoon dessert. 

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Linzer Playing Card Cookies

pretty and delicious card inspired cookies for your afternoon game
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
chill1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: austrian
Keyword: cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 122kcal

Equipment

  • Rolling Pin
  • cookie cutters

Ingredients

  • 7 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • raspberry and blackberry jams or strawberry jam
  • confectioners sugar for garnish

Instructions

  • Cream the butter and add sugar. Mix.
  • Add egg yolks, mixing in one at a time. Add vanilla.
  • Add the flours, salt and baking powder until combined.
  • Chill for at least one hour.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F
  • Roll out dough and cut out as many rectangle shapes as possible. With small heart, diamond, spade and club shapes, cut into the center of half of the rectangles. The whole rectangles will be the bottom cookies, the rectangles with 'windows' will be the top cookies, centered by jam.
  • Bake until the edges begin to golden, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Let the cookies cool completely, then spread jam onto the whole rectangles: raspberry for the diamond and hearts, blackberry for the spades and clubs. Using a small sifter, sprinkle the confectioners sugar on top of the cookies with the centers cut out. Place these on top of the cookies covered in jam. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 124IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg

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