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Vegan Linzer Cookies

  • Author: Natalie
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 8 minutes
  • Yield: 8 sandwiches 1x
  • Category: cookies
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: America

Description

Buttery grain-free vegan linzer cookies with yummy chocolate fudge filling (or swap for your favorite jam!) The perfect easy healthy holiday baking recipe!


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup (120g) almond flour
  • 1/3 cup (40g) coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup (80g) maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup (50g) coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1/2 a vanilla bean (or 1 tsp vanilla extract)
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Chocolate Fudge Filling

  • 2/3 cup (120g) Hu Gems
  • 1/4 cup (60g) coconut milk

Instructions

  1. Whisk almond flour, coconut flour, cinnamon, cloves, baking soda, zest, seeds scraped out of the vanilla bean, and salt.
  2. Add maple syrup and coconut oil. Mix to form a ball of dough.
  3. Roll out between two pieces of wax paper to 1/4 inch thickness.
  4. Cutout with a linzer cookie cutter, you should get approximately 16 cookies.
  5. Transfer dough to a pan and freeze for 30 minutes (this makes transferring to the baking sheet easier.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  7. Use a spatula to transfer cookies to a lined baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 8-9 minutes until golden brown.
  9. Cool completely.
  10. For the filling, melt the Gems with the coconut milk. Stir until smooth.
  11. Spoon a dollop of the filling on each whole cookie, top with the cutout cookies, and chill until the chocolate is firm.
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Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 sandwich
  • Calories: 321
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Sodium: 157mg
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 21g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 4g

Keywords: holiday, Christmas, ganache, chocolate, shortbread, easy, healthy, almond flour, paleo, gluten free