Landau Cookies

Total Time
1hr 5mins
30 mins
35 mins

My grandmother has been making these since I can remember. They are my *favorite* cookies.

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  1. Beat first three ingredients (butter, egg yolk, and OJ).
  2. Sift and stir in next three ingredients (sifted flour, sugar, and baking powder).
  3. Press into a greased pan (9x13") (note, I frequently use a glass as a makeshift rolling pin for this step).
  4. Bake in oven (350) for 10 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle at once with chocolate chips.
  6. Return to oven for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Remove and spread chocolate.
  8. Cover with optional pureed raspberries.
  9. Beat two eggs until thick, 3/4 cups sugar, and melted butter.
  10. Mix in 4 teaspoons of vanilla extract and the chopped walnuts.
  11. Spread mixture over chocolate (raspberries).
  12. Return to oven and bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes.
  13. Cut into bars as desired.