Hazelnut Linzer Cookies

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 20 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grind hazelnuts with 1/4 cup sugar.
  • Stir together Flour, cinnamon, salt. Set aside.
  • Cream butter, sugar, vanilla and egg yolks.
  • Stir in dry ingredients.
  • Pat into rectangle, wrap in plastic and refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Roll out dough on lightly floured surface and cut out with 2" cookie cutter.
  • Cut small shape in half of the cookies.
  • Place on parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees 12- 14 minutes. Cool on rack.
  • Heat preserves slightly in saucepan.
  • Spoon 1/2 teaspoons preserves onto whole cookie.
  • Dust cut-out tops with powdered sugar.
  • Place dusted cookies on top of preserve covered cookies.
  • Store in tins.
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