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Raspberry Lemon Linzer Cookies

Linzer cookies

Raw, vegan, gluten-free Raspberry Lemon Linzer Cookies! That’s right, all raw, no baking required.

This recipe is a little more advanced; if you have never worked with raw pastry, it might be difficult to know what it is supposed to look like. I love this raw cookie dough, it’s really easy to work with if you use the exact ingredients as stated in the recipe.

The raspberry jam is thickened in the dehydrator and the cookies are set in the fridge using cacao butter as a setting agent.

Using all nutritious ingredients like almonds, oats, coconut flour, coconut sugar flax, cacao butter and lemon, you could eat these for breakfast.

And yes you can make jam in the dehydrator! You don’t have to cook it for it to thicken and it’s takes no time at all. I’m always so impressed how thick and nice it comes out.

You can purchase linzer cookie cutters off amazon or find them in any baking store. They are inexpensive and really easy to use.

These cookies are perfect for the holiday season or of course good anytime of the year. Enjoy!

Linzer cookies

Raspberry Lemon Linzer Cookies

Raw, vegan, gluten-free, linzer cookies packed full of nutrition.
Course Dessert
Servings 12 cookies

Equipment

  • Dehydrator, food processor

Ingredients
  

Raspberry Jam

  • 2 cups frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar, powdered
  • pinch himalayan salt

Almond Lemon Cookie

Instructions
 

Raspberry Jam

  • Place all ingredients in a bowl and using a whisk, mash raspberries until well combined.
  • Dehydrate in a bowl for 6 to 8 hours at 115 F until mixture is reduced and thick.
  • Place in fridge to thicken up while making cookies.

Almond Lemon Cookie

  • Process all dry ingredients in a food processor until batter forms a flour.
  • Add water, cacao butter, lemon zest and vanilla and process until batter starts sticking together and forms a dough.
  • Roll dough into a ball and place on a piece of parchment paper taped to the counter and dust parchment paper with oat flour .
  • Flatten out dough and top with a little more oat flour to prevent from sticking.
  • Place another piece of parchment paper on top and roll out evenly using a rolling pin about 1/4" thick.
  • Using linzer cookie cutters, cut cookies for bottom and top.
  • Remove dough away from cookies and repeat process until batter is used.
  • Leave cookies on the parchment paper and transfer onto a cutting board or tray and set in freezer for 1/2 hour.
  • Place 1 tsp of jam in middle of the base of a cookie and place top on.
  • Dust with powdered xylitol, erythritol or lakanto.
  • Storage: Best served right away.

Notes

If the dough batter is too dry a little more water. 
Have water on hand to moisten dough while continuing to roll and use. 
Crystal-Bonnet

Crystal Bonnet is an International Raw Food Chef, Instructor and Cookbook Author. Her culinary passion started with living, plant-based food in her own kitchen which led her to train at industry leading culinary schools. Read more.

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