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:fnw 2008 - Day 02 - Pistachio Linzertorte :photo

Pistachio Linzertorte

2008 12 Days of Cookies - Day 02 - Courtesy of Food Network

Ingredients:

3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
3 large egg yolks
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1 1/2 cups ground roasted and salted pistachios
Cherry jam

Instructions:

In a large bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
Beat in egg yolks until combined.
In a small bowl, combine flour, nutmeg and cardamom.
Gradually add to butter mixture, beating until combined.
Beat in ground pistachios.
Cover and chill for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 325║F.
Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness.
Cut with a 2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter.
Cut out centers of half the cookies with a 1/2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter.
Place cookies 2 inches apart on baking sheets, and bake for 12 to 14 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned.
Let cool on pan for 2 minutes.
Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Spread cherry jam evenly over flat sides of uncut cookies.
Top with flat sides of cutout cookies.
Return to baking sheets, and bake for 2 minutes.
Let cool completely on wire racks.
Store in airtight containers.

Recipe by Paula Deen

12 DAYS OF COOKIES - :fnw Food Network #113

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