Thursday, February 14, 2013

Valentine’s Linzer Cookies – With Fruit Jam Filling



 A sweet cashew cookies sandwiched by mixed fruit jam. Linzer cookies may be round , flower or hearts. It can be of any shape according to ones desire. I want to make something foe this valentine season , so made these cookies.

   

It was so tasty with the jam filling. It is same as other cookies , the difference is the sandwiching the cutout and round cookies together.

 Dusting icing sugar on top gives it a gorgeous look.


Requirements :

All Purpose flour – 2 cup

Butter –  ½ cup

Granulated Sugar – ¾  cup

Vanilla essence – few drops

Baking powder – 1 tsp

Cashew nut powder – ½ cup

Milk – ½ cup

Icing sugar

Mixed fruit Jam ( Homemade / store bought )








Method :

 Sift the flour and baking powder together.

In a bowl , whisk the butter and granulated sugar for ten minutes.

Add in milk and whisk well.

Add the cashew powder and mix well.

Add the vanilla essence and mix well.

Add the flour mixture and make soft smooth dough.

Rest the dough in refrigerator for 15 minutes.

Dust some flour and roll the dough with the rolling pin. Roll in to ½ inch thickness.

With the round cookie cutter cut into round cookies.

In the half of the round cut cookies, with a heart cookie cutter cut of hearts in the center.

Line all the cookies in the baking tray with 1 cm apart.

Preheat the oven to 220 degree Celsius and bake the cookies for 15 minutes.



Let the cookies cool.

Plain cashew cookies are ready.

Dust the icing sugar on heart cut out cookies .

Assembling:

On each of the round cookies , apply fruit jam .


Take the heart cut out cookies and press on the jam filled round cookies.


Valentine linzer cookies are ready to serve.

Makes two dozen cookies.

 

 



11 comments:

  1. they look so cute & delicious!!
    Happy Valentine's Day!!

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  2. Beautiful cookies dear, i always wanted to make them... Happy Valentine's Day :)

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  3. beautiful cookies dear...Happy Valentine's Day!

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  4. very nice cookies Sharan... Happy Valentine's Day!!!

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  5. Happy valentine's day. The cookies look so delicious and mouthwatering.
    Deepa

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  6. Delicious and beautiful cookies, Happy Valentine's day.

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  7. Cute cookies, love to munch some..

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  8. wow...looks wonderful...sure your valentine would have loved it....:)

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