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Walnut Linzer Bars

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Butter, softened
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 ts Lemon peel, grated
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 2 c Flour
  • 1 c Walnuts, ground
  • 1 c Raspberry or apricot jam
  • Powdered sugar


Heat oven to 325°. Spray or grease a 9 in square baking dish. Combine
butter, sugar, egg, cinnamon, lemon peel, cloves, and salt, beat until
light and fluffy. Add flour and walnuts, mix well. Set aside
3/4 cups dough for lattice top. Press remaining dough into greased
pan. spread with jam. Out of the 3/4 cup dough make pencil shaped strips by
rolling on floured board with palms of hands. Arrange strips in lattice
over jam. Bake at 325° for about 45 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool
completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Cut into bars. 20

NOTES : Jam filled treats with pretty lattice tops, a cookie version of the
famous Linzer tortes from the city of Linz, Austria.

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