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Raspberry Heart Cookies

  (Makes 50 cookies) Ingredients: For the dough: 250g butter salt 1 egg yolk 120g sugar 100g almond flour 280g flour flour for work surface Filling & Icing 220g Grama's Red Raspberry Jam 100g powdered sugar juice from 1 lemon 50 whole or halved almonds Directions: Preheat the oven to 375°F. For the cookies, cut the butter into small pieces. Mix butter, a pinch salt, egg yolk, and sugar with a hand mixer. Add almond flour and flour and knead quickly with your hands to form a dough. Form the dough into a flat brick, wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for about 1 hour. Briefly knead the dough and then roll out to approx. 1/8 inch thickness. Cut out...

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Orange Star Cookies

(Makes about 30 cookies) Ingredients: 25g candied orange peel 100g cold butter 50g powdered sugar 1 tsp. orange zest Salt 1 egg yolk 130g flour 75g almond flour 60g Grama's Orange Marmalade 80g marzipan 1/4 tsp. cocoa powder Equipment: 2 star-shaped cookie cutters, 2" & 1.5" diameter - Directions: Preheat the oven to 360°F. Finely chop the candied orange peel. For the dough, cut the butter into small pieces. Mix the orange peel, butter, powdered sugar, orange zest, a pinch salt, and egg white with a hand mixer. Add the flour and almond flour. Mix first with the hand mixer, then knead with your hands to form a smooth dough. Briefly knead the dough, then roll out on a lightly...

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