Linzer Cookies Recipe

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Tina Modified: June 1, 2021
Linzer Cookies Recipe

How To Make Linzer Cookies

Enjoy a fresh batch of these delectable linzer cookies for dessert! They’re jam-filled almond cookies that are made in just 1 hour.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes



  • ¾cupunsalted butter
  • ½cupsugar
  • 1lemon,zested and juiced
  • 1egg yolk,large
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 1cupflour
  • ¾cupalmond flour
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1cupraspberry jam
  • ½cuppowdered sugar


  1. In a stand mixer, add the butter and sugar.

  2. Beat until light and fluffy.

  3. Add in the eggs, vanilla, lemon and lemon zest.

  4. Add in the flour, almond flour and salt on low speed until just combined.

  5. Gather the dough into a ball, then roll flat to ¼-inch thick.

  6. Using a scalloped 3-inch cookie cutter, cut out 12 cookies.

  7. Stamp out 12 stars in the circle cookies using a small star cookie cutter.

  8. Gather all the scraps and re-roll.

  9. Stamp out 12 more cookies using the scalloped cookie cutter.

  10. Chill all the cutouts for at 1 hour.

  11. Bake the cookies in a 350 degrees F oven for 8 to 10 minutes.

  12. Simmer the raspberry jam in a small pot on low heat for 5 to 7 minutes until reduced by one-third.

  13. Spread a spoonful of the jam onto the cookies without the star cutouts.

  14. Sift powdered sugar onto the cookies with the star cutouts.

  15. Carefully place them onto the cookies with the raspberry jam, then press down gently to spread the jam fully.

  16. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 313.48kcal
  • Fat: 15.44g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.55g
  • Fiber: 1.43g
  • Sugar: 26.63g
  • Protein: 3.09g
  • Cholesterol: 42.68mg
  • Sodium: 59.76mg
  • Calcium: 18.15mg
  • Potassium: 95.27mg
  • Iron: 0.40mg
  • Vitamin A: 101.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.91mg
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