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Default Look for 1980's Quaker Oats Cookie Recipe

Thanks so much! It's been a while since I tried linzer torte again, and
this is the inspiration I've needed.

(For others who might have to look it up as I did, wafer paper is also
called rice paper or ostia. It is starch based and edible.)


Michael Kuettner wrote:
> Linzertorte
> The dough :
> 300 grams flour
> 300 g finely grate walnuts or almonds
> 300 g butter
> 220 g sugar
> 1 egg
> 1 egg yolk
> 1 teaspoon powdered cloves
> 1 teaspoon powdered cinnamon
> grated skin and juice of half a lemon
> --------------------------------------
> 40 g almond shavings (roughly grated)
> powdered sugar, mixed with vanilla
> 1 white wafer paper
> cassis jam
> Mix flour and butter well.
> Now add the rest of the ingredients
> and form a smooth dough quickly.
> Let it rest in a cool place for half an hour.
> Now press two thirds of the dough in a
> (spring)form.
> Put the wafer paper on top of the dough.
> Spread the jam on the wafer paper, but let in
> finger-thick edge free of jam.
> With the rest of the dough,form a roll around the
> cake and the lattice.
> Dab the lattice with egg yolk.
> Sprinkle with almond shavings.
> Bake roughly 50 minutes at low heat, until brown.
> Take from oven, let it cool and sprinkle with powdered
> sugar/vanilla mix.