Linzer Pastry Dough

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By James Peterson

Published 2009

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Besides its use for a linzertorte, linzer pastry dough can also be used to make cookies—one restaurant in Paris saves the tiny raspberry seeds left in the strainer used for making coulis, cooks the seeds with a little sugar, and spreads the mixture over a sheet of linzer dough. Another sheet is unrolled over and little cookies are cut out and baked.

Linzer pastry dough’s delicate almond flavor goes well with virtually any fruit and gives a surprising dimension of complexity to fruit