Linzer Strips

Linzer Strips
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2 Reviews
Linzertorte originated in Linz, Austria. It's a rich tart consisting of a butter and nut pastry, spread with preserves, usually raspberry. Here is the same tart, but in an easy cookie form.
1:00
Prep Time
3:50
Total Time
72 cookies

Ingredients

1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3/4 cup
sugar
2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1/2 teaspoon
almond extract
2 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 cup
ground blanched slivered almonds
1 (10-ounce) jar
strawberry or raspberry all-fruit spread
1/2 cup
sliced almonds

Directions

  1. Combine butter and sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs and almond extract; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low. Add flour and 1 cup ground nuts; beat until well mixed.
  2. Divide dough into 8 equal parts. Roll each part into 8-inch log on lightly floured surface. Wrap in plastic food wrap; refrigerate until firm (2 hours or overnight).
  3. Heat oven to 350°F. 
  4. Place 4 logs onto large ungreased cookie sheet. Pat each log into 2-inch wide strip. Press 1-inch wide indentation lengthwise down the center of each strip using back of spoon. Bake for 17 to 19 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  5. Spoon 2 tablespoons fruit spread into indentation of each log; sprinkle with almond slices. Cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces while cookies are still warm. Cool completely on cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining dough, jam and almonds.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
75
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
8g
Protein
1g
Fat
4g
Sodium
30mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I sprinkle the nuts after I cut the strip. Much easier to cut without the nuts in the way.

Rating

Very good ,taste like short bread cookie.I love anything raspberry and these will do the trick for a little something sweet with a nice cup of coffee.YUM !!

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