Raw Almond Linzer Cookies

As a child, Valentine’s Day was looked forward to – who could wish for more than a sugar cookie piled high with delicious buttercream frosting, and the sprinkles!!! Oh yes. Then growing up more, dating, getting engaged, married, etc.  Valentine’s Day was special.

There are the years it lost its appeal for me, but it has come around again in a different way. Love evolves, and so do the treats I love to eat.  I’d like to share a special, visually appealing treat from Oh Lady Cakes this Valentine’s Day. May the Joy of Friendship in its many varied forms be a blessing in your life today!
Linzer Cookies

RAW ALMOND LINZER COOKIES WITH CHERRY FILLING

Filling
2 cups frozen cherries, thawed
1/2 tsp lemon juice
2-4 medjool dates, soaked 30 minutes
4 tsp chia seeds

Dough
1 1/2 cups raw almonds
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
Small pinch of fine sea salt
8 medjool dates
2-3 tbsp raw almond milk

Sprinkles
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1 tbsp cherry juice

To read the full account of these cookies, please visit Oh Lady Cakes.

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