Worthy's Gingersnap Apple Linzer Cookies
Tis' the season for good company and yummy cookies. The gooeyness of Worthy's Gingersnap Apple Spread in the center of a soft delicious cookie will have your mouth watering and your hands reaching for another. This one-of-a-kind recipe will have everyone raving at your next gathering.
Prep Time: 45 mins
Cook Time: 9 - 12 mins
Cool Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 12 mins
Servings: 1 dozen
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup Worthy's Gingersnap Apple Spread
1/2 cup softened unsalted butter
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 Set of Measuring Cups
1 Coffee Grinder or Blender
1 Roll of Plastic Wrap
1 Rolling Pin
1 Large Baking Sheet
1 Round Cookie Cutter
1 Star Cookie Cutter
1 Roll of Parchment Paper
Step 1: Place the unsweetened shredded coconut into a spice or coffee grinder (a blender will work too) and blend until it reaches a powder form.
Step 2: Whisk together all-purpose flour, coconut powder, and baking powder in a medium bowl.
Step 3: In a separate large bowl, beat softened unsalted butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
Step 4: Add egg and vanilla extract to the butter and sugar mixture and whisk together until combined.
Step 5: Add dry ingredients to the bowl of wet ingredients and mix together until it is a consistent dough texture with no clumps.
Step 6: Divide the dough in half, wrap each half tightly in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until chilled.
Step 7: While the dough is in the refrigerator, preheat the oven to 320° and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
Step 8: Lightly flour the surface of your counter and roll out the first half of the dough until it is 1/5 inch thick.
Step 9: Use a thin glass or round cookie cutter to cut out the dough, then set round cookies aside.
Step 10: Use the other half of the dough and repeat step 9 then use a smaller star cookie cutter to cut windows in the center of the dough.
Step 11: Transfer dough to the parchment-covered baking sheet and bake for 9-12 minutes until lightly golden.
Step 13: Let cookies cool for 15 minutes.
Step 14: Spread 1/2 tsp of Worthy's Gingersnap Apple spread in the center of each "circle-shaped" cookie
Step 15: Dust the "star-shaped" cookies with powdered sugar, then place them on top of the "round-shaped" cookie
Step 16: Enjoy!