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Fruit Preserve Sandwich Cookies

"Colorful, English biscuits very popular with kids."
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servings 223 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings (10 cookies)

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Sift the flour into a bowl and cut in the butter or margarine. Mix in the sugar and almonds. Using a fork, mix in the egg until dough becomes stiff.
  3. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface until smooth. Roll out dough into a thin layer and cut into rounds, 2 inches wide. Re-roll trimmings and cut until you have 20 rounds. Place rounds on cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until light brown. Let cool on the sheet for about 3 minutes, then transfer to wire racks.
  5. When biscuits are completely cold, spread half of the rounds with a thin layer of preserves and sandwich together. Dust with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 223 calories; 5.9 g fat; 40.7 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 50 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I was very disappointed with this recipe. The cookies have a taste an texture like sawdust. They are too dry and are flavourless. I will not be putting these on my Christmas cookie tray.

These are awesome-- they taste just like cookies that I had in England at Hampton Court Palace. thanks a million!

These were nice little cookie sandwiches, but nothing really special. Maybe I just didn't make them right. I doubled the recipe and ended up with about 32 rounds instead of 40. I used splenda i...

Really delicate, tasty cookies. Only makes ten per batch and they cook fast, I had to bump it from 12 minutes to 9. Excellent with blueberry peach jam!

The finished product was perfect. Mini linzer tarts. My husband couldn't believe that I made them, fortunately he came home just as I was pulling them out of the oven so he knows it's true! I wa...