Almond Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Filling

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Health Score:
5,4 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
ready in 47 min.
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Ingredients

for
12
For the cookies
175 grams softened butter
150 grams sugar
2 eggs
200 grams Pastry flour
50 grams ground almonds
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1 pinch salt
½ teaspoon organic lemon zest
100 milliliters milk
40 grams slivered almonds
For the filling
200 grams natural cream cheese
50 grams powdered sugar
250 milliliters Whipped cream
2 tablespoons Vanilla sugar
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Preheat the oven to 170°C (approximately 350°F) convection. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

For the cookies: In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter with the sugar until white and creamy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix together the flour, ground almonds, baking powder, salt and lemon zest. Alternately stir the flour mixture and the milk into the butter-egg mixture, beginning an ending with the flour mixture.

With a spoon, drop 24 mounds of batter onto the baking sheets, spacing them a few inches apart. Sprinkle with slivered almonds and bake until set, 10-12 minutes. Remove from the oven, lift the baking paper from the tray and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

2.

For the filling: With a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth. Whip the cream with the vanilla sugar until stiff and fold into the cream cheese. Spoon the cream into a piping bag with a star tip and pipe the filling onto the flat side of half the cookies. Top with a matching counterpart, rounded side up.