Ischl Tartlets

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

A Christmas favorite of ours for several years.

INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):


  • Sift flour and baking powder onto waxed paper.
  • Beat butter, cream cheese, sugar, and egg until fluffy. Add flour mixture and blend. Stir in ground almonds and lemon rind.
  • Turn dough out on waxed paper and shape into ball. Chill several hours.
  • Cut dough in half. Roll out to 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured board. Cut out with 3-inch cookie cutter (bottom), repeat with remaining dough and cut small hole in center of these (top).
  • Bake in a 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for about 10 minutes, and cool.
  • Heat preserves in saucepan.
  • Spread heated preserves on bottom cookie. Put on top cookie and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Fill center of cookie with preserves.