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#1 Stone

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 03:05 PM

I tried this one from Ina Garten: http://www.foodnetwo...cipe/index.html
It didn't work. The dough never really came together, and the cookie was dry and boring.

Any ideas?

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#2 Anthony Bonner

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 03:12 PM

wierd recipe for a linzer torte no? thought they had nuts in the pastry?
Why not mayo?

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 03:21 PM

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#4 Suzanne F

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 04:01 PM

Yeah, what's with Garten's? They're shortbread cookies, which by definition are boring, not dough for linzers. I haven't tried Melissa Clark's pistachio linzers, but I trust her.

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 05:34 PM

I used to make one from Sunset's Recipe Annual 1988. Umm, it's been years. It had a cranberry filling and the crust included ground almonds (also some cocoa powder and orange peel). I recall it being good, but I'd likely defer to something more modern. Let me know if you want a copy.