- RecipesDessertLow Effort Vegan Almond Linzer Cookies In Less Than One Hour / Gluten Free Linzer Cookies
Low Effort Vegan Almond Linzer Cookies In Less Than One Hour / Gluten Free Linzer Cookies Recipe
By Vgn Bites
🔪Prep Time: 30 mins
👩🍳Cook Time: 15 mins
2½ Cups (550g) all-purpose flour Sub with Gluten Free 1:1
½ Cup (100g) cup icing sugar
¼ tsp Salt
½ tsp Cinnamon
½ Cup (100g) ground blanched almonds
1 Cup (200 g) Vegan butter , cold cubed
½ Cup (100g) Agave
1 tsp 1 tsp vanilla extract
1 Cup (200 g ) Raspberry Chia Jam (or sub with jam of choice)
1If using raspberry chia jam*, start by preparing this. Sift flour and icing sugar into a large mixing bowl. Add salt, cinnamon and almond flour and mix gently to combine.
2Cut vegan butter into rough chunks and add to mixing bowl. Massage dough with hands to combine the flour and butter, until dough is shaggy and loosely combined. Add agave and vanilla extract, and mix to combine. Then bring together to form a dough ball.
3Sprinkle work surface with flour and roll dough into a thin sheet, approx. 1/4 inch thick. Cut round circles into the dough using a cookie cutter.** Then, using a mini heart-shaped cookie cutter to a window out the middle of ONLY HALF of the cookies.
4Preheat oven to 175°C/350°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and place the cookies on sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until cookies are lightly golden in colour. Let cool completely. Optional to dust with icing sugar.
5Take two cookies (one normal and one with a heart-shaped cutout). Place a heaping spoonful of jam in the centre and sandwich cookies together. Continue process until all cookies are sandwiched over jam.