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This almond based shortbread cookie dough sandwiched with assorted delicious filling of jams and chocolate make a perfect treat any time of the year. This simple, easy and effortless recipe for the best linzer cookies will give you rich, crisp and buttery sandwich cookies you can wow family and friends at holidays and special occasions. 

Almond Linzer Cookies

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Yield 36 Cookies

 

What can be more festive than handing out cookies. These Almond Linzer Cookies are rich, crisp and buttery filled with jam, chocolate, Nutella or dulce de leche.

Ingredients

For the short bread cookies

For the Filling

Instructions

Combine dry ingredients

Prepare Dough

Divide Dough and chill

Prepare for rolling

Using  Linzer Cookie Cutter.

Bake the cookies

To assemble the cookies

Notes

 

Storage and notes

  • This dough can be halved or double successfully.
  • Store them in a cookie jar at room temperature for up to 5 or 6 days.
  • To make them in batches you can refrigerate cookie dough for a week or
  • Freeze the dough for up to one month then - thaw in the fridge over night before using.

Courses Breakfast, Brunch, High Tea

Cuisine American

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 25 grams each cookie

Amount Per Serving

Calories 92

% Daily Value

Total Fat 5.9 g

9%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g

13%

Unsaturated Fat 2.3 g

Cholesterol 10 mg

3%

Sodium 51 mg

2%

Total Carbohydrates 8.2 g

3%

Dietary Fiber 0.9 g

4%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 1.8 g

4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by Veena Azmanov at https://veenaazmanov.com/almond-linzer-cookies-recipe/