2/3 cup Sugar
1 cup softened Butter
2 tsp Vanilla Essence
1 tsp grated Lemon Peel
1 Egg Yolk
2 1/4 cup Fine Wheat Flour (Maida)
1 1/2 cup grounded Hazelnuts
1/2 cup Jam
How to make hazelnut cookie recipe:
Preheat the oven at 325 degrees.
In a bowl mix sugar and butter.
Beat the mixture till soft and fluffy.
Add vanilla essence, lemon peel and egg yolk.
Add the flour and the hazelnuts.
Make a soft dough.
Make 1 1/4 size balls out of the dough.
Take a ungreased cookies sheet and place the balls on it 2 inches apart.
Press the cookies in the center with the thumb.
Bake the cookiesat 325 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown around edges.
Let them cool.
When completely cool fill the cavity of each cookie with ½ teaspoon jam.