Ancho Chocolate Raspberry LInzers

Ancho Chocolate Raspberry LInzers

A traditional linzer cookie takes on a spicy personality for this holiday season!

60 min.prep time 1:45total time
2 dozen cookies
0 Ratings

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/4 teaspoons ancho chili powder
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
Coarse grain sugar
3/4 cup raspberry jam or preserves*

Directions

Combine flour, cocoa, ancho chili powder, baking powder and salt in medium bowl; set aside.

Combine butter and sugar in large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add corn syrup; continue beating until well mixed. Gradually add flour mixture, beating at low speed after each addition.

Divide dough in half. Shape each half into ball; flatten slightly. Wrap each in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate until firm (at least 30 minutes).

Heat oven to 350ºF. Roll out dough, one-half at a time, on lightly floured surface (keeping remaining dough refrigerated) to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 2-inch round cookie cutter. Cut out center from half of cookies with small decorative cookie cutter. Place cookies 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets; sprinkle each with coarse grain sugar.

Bake 6-8 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to  cooling rack. Cool completely.

Spread bottom-side of cookies without cut-outs with 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon raspberry jam. Top with center cut-out cookie, sugar-side up.

 

*Substitute your favorite flavor jam.

Recipe Tip

- For plain chocolate linzers, omit ancho chili powder.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 120

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 75mg

Carbohydrates: 20g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #15039©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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