The German Linzer Cookies are classic German Christmas cookies and they are very popular cookies in Germany. The cookie consists of two layers and has jam in the middle. It a bit of work but you will be deserved by the delicious taste. Happy Baking!
For about 40 cookies
200 g butter
75 g sugar
300 g flour
80 g ground almonds
0.3 oz or 1 Package Vanilla Sugar – How to make Vanilla Sugar –
1 dash salt
1 tsp heaped cocoa, unsweetened
1 tsp ginger bread spice (see below)
50 g semi sweet baking chocolate
50 g white baking chocolate
Plum or raspberry jam for the filling
Lebkuchen Spice or Lebuchengewürz in German can be found in all gingerbread cookies that are so popular during the holiday season. The spice contains ingredients such as allspice, cardamom, pepper and star anise.