Biscuiti Linzer
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Recipe type: desert
Cuisine: austrian
Serves: 35
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¾ granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups (plus ½ cup) all purpose flour
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 inch of salt
  • rose hip jam or other flavor
  • icing sugar for dusting
  1. Mix butter and sugar (white and brown) in bowl until creamy.Add 1 egg at the time, mixing well after each addition, then add vanilla.
  2. Combine flour, salt and ground almonds in a bowl and add them to the butter mixture gradually until the dough it is hard enough to work with. If it is sticky, add the remaining ½ cup flour, then refrigerate it for 1 hr.
  3. After refrigeration, roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to ⅛ inch (3 - 4 mm) thickness.
  4. Cut out circles or Christmas tree shape cookies and half of them cut in the middle with a circle cutter.
  5. Arrange them 1 inch apart in a greased cookie sheet and bake them for 12 minutes at 350F or 175 C degrees.
  6. Let them cool down on the cookie sheet for about 5 minutes then you can spread them with jam . dust cookies with cut out centers with icing sugar and place on top of jam.
Recipe by gabriela cuisine at