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Plain Linzer Biscuits

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Ingredients
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Butter 7 Ounce
  Lard 5 Ounce
  Sugar 7 Ounce
  Eggs 2
  Hazelnuts 2 Ounce
  Cinnamon 1 Pinch
  Soda bicarbonate 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Weigh and put on the pastry board the flour, butter and lard.
Rub well together, add the sugar, ground hazelnuts, 2 whole eggs, bicarbonate of soda, grated lemon rind and a pinch of cinnamon.
Knead together lightly, form into a loaf and keep in a cold place for one hour.
Roll out to pencil thickness; stamp out with different biscuit cutters to various shapes.
Put biscuits on a baking sheet, brush tops with beaten egg, sprinkle with coarsely chopped almonds, and bake in a moderate oven till biscuits are of a light golden colour.
Ground walnuts or almonds may be used instead of hazelnuts.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked

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