Easy Almond Linzer Cookies Recipe - crunchy and flavorful, filled with strawberry jam and dusted with powdered sugar.

Easy Almond  Linzer Cookies




– 1 cup butter – 1 egg – 2/3 cup granulated sugar – 1 tsp vanilla extract – 1/4 tsp almond extract – 2 cups all-purpose flour – 2/3 cup almond flour – 1/4 tsp salt – 1/4 tsp cinnamon – 1/2 cup strawberry or raspberry jam — seedless

24 servings

35 mins

Step 1

Cream together butter and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment. Scrape down the bottom and sides of the bowl. 

Step 2

Add egg, vanilla and almond extract and beat to combine. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, almond flour, salt and cinnamon.  Add to the butter mixture. Beat to incorporate.

Step 3

Divide into two equal parts. Shape into disks and flatten. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

Step 4

Roll the dough into 1/8-inch thickness. Cut equal amount of rounds, using the cutter without the insert and with the insert. Transfer to a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Refrigerate for 15-30 minutes.

Step 5

Preheat oven to 350 F.  Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes, until the edges are golden. Cool cookies for 2 minutes on the baking sheet, then transfer to a cooling rack.

Step 6

Dust the top parts with powdered sugar. Then add about 1 tsp of jam to the bottom of halves and sandwich together with the tops.