Ingredients for - Cranberry Cornmeal Linzer Cookies

1. Butter, softened ¾ cup
2. White sugar ¾ cup
3. Egg 1
4. All-purpose flour 1 ½ cups
5. Cornmeal ½ cup
6. Baking powder 1 teaspoon
7. Salt ⅜ teaspoon
8. Vanilla extract 1 teaspoon
9. Finely chopped cranberries 1 ½ cups
10. Brown sugar ⅓ cup
11. Water ⅓ cup
12. Butter 1 ½ tablespoons
13. Lemon juice 1 ½ tablespoons

How to cook deliciously - Cranberry Cornmeal Linzer Cookies

1 . Stage

Beat 3/4 cup butter and and white sugar together in a bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat egg into butter mixture.

2 . Stage

Whisk flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture; stir. Beat vanilla into butter mixture. Form dough into a ball, wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and refrigerate until firm, at least 1 hour.

3 . Stage

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.

4 . Stage

Roll dough out onto a lightly floured surface to 1/8-inch thick. Cut dough with a round or Linzer cookie cutter. Use a smaller cutter to cut the center from the tops. Place cookie bottoms and tops 1-inch apart on prepared baking sheets.

5 . Stage

Bake in the preheated oven until edges are lightly golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

6 . Stage

Stir cranberries, brown sugar, and water together in a saucepan over medium-high heat; cook until cranberries are soft, about 10 minutes. Stir butter and lemon juice into cranberry mixture; remove from heat and cool.

7 . Stage

Spread a small amount of the cranberry mixture onto one side of the bottom half of a cookie. Place the top half of the cookie on top of the cranberry mixture. Repeat assembly process with remaining cookies and cranberry filling.