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Linzer Cookies with a hint of almonds and sweet chia jam

Linzer Cookies

Linzer cookies are a classic recipe to make anytime of year. With the perfect melt in your mouth consistency and a subtle hint of almonds, paired with sweet chia jam, these are sure to be a favorite in your house!

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1 ½ cup roasted ground almonds (or almond flour)
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • ½ cup almond pulp leftover from Almond Milk
  • ⅓ cup monk fruit sweetener (crystalized) substitute with coconut or brown sugar if wanted
  • ¼ cup tapioca flour
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 flax/white chia egg (3 tbsp almond milk mixed with 1 tbsp ground flax seeds/white chia seeds)

Chia Jam

  • 2 medjool pitted dates (or 1 tbsp maple syrup)
  • 2-3 tbsp white chia seeds
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • ½ cup water

Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 300F and prepare cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2

In a bowl mix all dry ingredients. In a small separate bowl mix the seed egg with maple syrup.

Step 3

Add to dry ingredients and combine into a sticky dough. If too sticky add tapioca flour. Wrap in foil and place in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes.

Step 4

Add to dry ingredients and combine into a sticky dough. If too sticky add tapioca flour. Wrap in foil and place in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes.

Step 5

On a floured surface roll out dough to 3mm thickness. Cut out cookies with a preferred cookie cutter and place on the cookie sheet.

Step 6

Bake for about 13-15 minutes in the oven. Take out of the oven and let them cool down for about 15 minutes.


Step 7

For the chia jam, place berries in a small pan with water and dates/maple syrup. Simmer on low heat until berries are soft.

Step 8

Once the berries are soft enough transfer to a small bowl and puree with a hand mixer. Add chia seeds and stir well. Let sit for about 15 minutes.

Step 9

Add water or chia seeds if needed for preferred consistency. Transfer into an airtight jar and place in fridge to cool down.


Step 10

Once cookies and chia jam are cooled down, it's time to assemble the cookies. Add half a teaspoon of chia jam to one of the cookies. Then place another cookie on top.

Step 11

Transfer assembled cookies onto a plate or baking sheet. Let sit for half an hour. Then you can enjoy or transfer into an airtight container! (Store cookies in fridge for up to one week.)