All the flavors of a traditional linzer torte are turned into a portable, bite-size form in these sandwich cookies. Ground hazelnuts, cinnamon, and nutmeg flavor the cookies, and raspberry or cherry jam is spread between them. Use any small cookie-cutter shape you like to make the decorative cutouts in the top cookies.
We always called this melt in your mouth cookie Russian Tea Cakes, but they are also known as Wedding Cakes, Pecan Balls, Russian Tea Cakes, Snowballs, Pecan Sandies, Swedish Tea Cakes and many more! These holiday cookies are perfect for bake sales, cookie trays and holiday gifting. recipe at TidyMom.net
These Gingerbread Cookies will get you feeling festive and make your Christmas Cookie Exchange clamor for the recipe! Given to me by a family friend, they have won three cookie competitions in less than 10 years!