Raspberry Limoncello Linzers

Preparation:  60 min. Cooking: 11 min. Total: 71 min.
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  • 1 Cup butter , softened
  • 1/4 Lb cream cheese , softened
  • 1 Cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 2 1/2 Cup flour
  • 1/2 Cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 Cup seedless red raspberry jam
  • 4 Cup confectioner's sugar
  • 3 Tbsp powdered egg whites
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 tsp lemon zest
  • 6 Fl Oz limoncello liquor
In a large bowl, cream together butter, cream cheese and brown sugar using an electric mixer. Add egg yolk and extracts; mix well. Gradually add flour and cornstarch; mix just until blended. Divide dough in two pieces, flatten into discs and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate until firm, 30 to 45 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350 ℉. On lightly floured surface, roll chilled dough to 1/8 in thick and cut into desired shapes. Place cookies on parchment-lined baking sheets and bake 9 to 11 minutes, until edges begin to brown and cookies are firm. Cool cookies on sheet 3 to 4 minutes. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool completely.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring the raspberry jam to simmer over medium-high heat, insert a candy thermometer. Simmer, stirring constantly, until jam reaches 225 ℉ cook 1 minute more. Remove from heat, cool slightly. Spread 1 tsp jam in center of each cookie.

In a medium bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and egg white powder. Add lemon juice and zest; stir in Limoncello beginning with 1/2 normal cup , add more, if necessary, to reach desired consistency. Pipe or drizzle cookies with frosting; allow frosting to set before serving or storing. Store cookies in an airtight container, separating layers with parchment paper, for up to 1 week.
Calories
680 Cal
Fat
19 g
Carbs
110 g
Protein
6.9 g
Fiber
1.2 g
Sugar
77 g
Cholesterol
69 mg
Sodium
200 mg


Nutrients

Fiber     1.2 g
Fat     19 g
Sugar     77 g
Carbs     110 g
Protein     6.9 g
Calories     680 Cal

Fats

Fat, Poly     0.9 g
Fat, Mono     5.1 g
Fat, Sat     12 g
Fat, Trans     0 g
Fat, Percent     26 %

Vitamins

Vitamin, K     1.7 mcg     1.4 %
Vitamin, A     620 IU     21 %
Vitamin, B12     0.1 mcg     4.9 %
Niacin     1.6 mg     10 %
Riboflavin     0.3 mg     22 %
Vitamin, C     4.7 mg     5.3 %
Vitamin, D     12 IU     2 %
Vitamin, B6     0 mg     2.5 %
Vitamin, E     0.6 mg     3.8 %
Panto, Acid     0.3 mg     6.2 %
Choline     23 mg     4.3 %
Thiamin     0.2 mg     18 %

Minerals

Calcium     46 mcg     4.6 %
Phosphorus     61 mg     8.7 %
Magnesium     13 mg     3.1 %
Copper     0.1 mcg     11 %
Fluoride     8.1 mcg     200 %
Zinc     0.3 mg     3 %
Cholesterol     69 mg     0.1 %
Sodium     200 mg     13 %
Selenium     16 mcg     29 %
Manganese     0.2 mg     3.1 %
Potassium     140 mg     3.1 %
Iron     1.7 mg     22 %