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Servings: 24

Easy Almond Linzer Cookies Recipe

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Easy Almond Linzer Cookies Recipe - crunchy and flavorful, filled with strawberry jam and dusted with powdered sugar. Great for Valentine's Day.
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Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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. 

  2. Add egg, vanilla and almond extract and beat to combine.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, almond flour, salt and cinnamon. 

    Add to the butter mixture. Beat to incorporate.

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 

  7. 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.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: linzer cookies

Nutrition Information

Calories: 198, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 27mg, Sodium: 94mg, Potassium: 15mg, Carbohydrates: 14g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 245%, Calcium: 11%, Iron: 0.6%