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Hazelnut Fig Sandwiches

Hazelnut Fig Sandwiches

These lacy cookies keep best in a tin between sheets of wax paper.

Southern Living DECEMBER 2013

  • Yield: Makes about 2 dozen
  • Hands-on:15 Minutes
  • Total:1 Hour, 30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped hazelnuts
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • Parchment paper
  • 1/2 cup fig preserves

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 325°. Beat first 5 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer 4 to 5 minutes or until creamy. Add hazelnuts and next 2 ingredients; beat just until blended. Drop by level teaspoonfuls 3 inches apart onto 2 parchment paper-lined baking sheets.

2. Bake at 325° for 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes; transfer to wire racks, and cool. Spoon about 1 tsp. fig preserves on half of cookies; top with remaining cookies.

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