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Lemon-Marmalade Cookie Sandwiches

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"A little extra work, but worth the effort."
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Ingredients

servings 350
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 cookies)

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl beat butter and 1/2 cup sugar with an electric mixer until smooth. Beat in lemon peel and vanilla.
  2. In a food processor, finely grind flour, nuts, salt and cinnamon. Add to butter mixture and mix just until dough holds together.
  3. Gather dough into a ball and flatten into a disk. Wrap in plastic and chill for about 1 hour or until firm.
  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Butter cookie sheet.
  5. Roll dough on a lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thick. Cut out cookies with a 3-inch round cookie cutter. Gather scraps into a ball and re-roll to 1/4-inch thick. Cut out cookies, forming total of 12. Transfer cookies to the cookie sheet.
  6. Using a 1-inch round cookie butter, cut out the center of 6 cookies and remove. Bake about 20 minutes or until golden. Cool on rack for 5 minutes.
  7. Leaving a 1/8-inch border, spread 1 1/2 teaspoons of marmalade evenly over each cookie without a hole. Sift additional powdered sugar over cookies with holes. Place cookies with holes sugar side up atop jam-covered cookies.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 350 calories; 22.4 35.1 4 41 212 Full nutrition

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Okay, a few things: Food processor-- Put the nuts in first, grind to a coarse grain, then add the flour and seasonings. Nuts just kind of floated around in the cup of flour, and I had to put i...

This cookie is a very delicious cookie, and I find myself wanting to lick out the filling and just eat the cookie by itself. The lemon marmalade I had was kind of bitter, so I made some using t...