Linzer Cookies with HERO Red Currant

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More than 1 hour preparation time

Requirements

Ingredients

  • 1 14 cups of butter (unsalted or salted)
  • 23 cup of sugar
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 5 tbsp. HERO red currant fruit spread
  • 1 34 cups ground almonds
  • 13 cup confectionary sugar

Directions

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Mix sugar and butter. Beat until fluffy.

Mix in flour and almonds.

Form the mixture into 2 evenly –sized dough balls.

Refrigerate the mixture for 60 minutes.

After 60 minutes roll out dough ball 1 – thickness of .15 inch. Cut into circles. Base Cookie 1.

Roll out dough ball 2. Cut into circles and then cut small hole in center/top of each. Top Cookie 2.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Bake all circles 12-15 minutes. Let cool for 25 minutes.

Spread the HERO Red Currant Fruit Spread on base cookie 1 (no hole).

Place Top Cookie 2 on top of Base Cookie 1 (allow fruit to ‘peek out’).

Sprinkle confectioners’ sugar on top of each cookie.

Ready to serve.