Pecan Linzer Cookies with Cherry Filling Recipe

Looking for an easy Pecan Linzer Cookies with Cherry Filling recipe? Learn how to make Pecan Linzer Cookies with Cherry Filling using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jfresh444

Makes 24 servings



Martha Stewart Living February 2007. Yummy!

Recipe Ingredients for Pecan Linzer Cookies with Cherry Filling

2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup pecans, halves, toasted
2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, more for sprinkling
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1 stick unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
1/2 cup cherry jam, strained

Recipe Directions for Pecan Linzer Cookies with Cherry Filling

  1. Sift flour and baking poder into a bowl; set aside.

  2. Pulse pecans, confectioners' sugar, salt, and cinnamon in a food processor until finely ground; transfer to bowl of an electric mixer with paddle attachment.

  3. Add butter and granulated sugar; mix on medium speed until fluffy.

  4. Mix in vanilla and egg.

  5. Reduce speed to low, add flour mixture; mix until combined.

  6. Halve dough, shape into disks, wrap in plastic, and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.

  7. Preheat oven to 375. Roll out each disk, one at a time, on a lightly floured surface, to 1/8 inch thick.

  8. Refrigerate 20 minutes, and cut out squares with a 2-inch fluted cutter. Cut out centers of half the squares with a 1/2- inch heart cutter, reroll scraps.

  9. Space 2 inches apart on parchment lined baking sheets and bake until pale golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to racks to cool.

  10. Heat jam in small saucepan over medium heat until reduced and thickened, about 7 minutes, let cool.

  11. Sprinkle cutout cookies with confetioners' sugar.

  12. Spread jam onto uncut ones, and top with cutout cookies.

  13. Store up to 2 days in an airtight container.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 28.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
119
Calories from Fat
59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.5g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Sodium
44mg
2%
Potassium
44mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
13.8g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
4.1g
Protein
1.7g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Contains alcohol
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