Classic Linzer Cookies

PREP TIME 1 Hour 30 Minutes
COOK TIME 10-12 Minutes per batch
TOTAL TIME 1.5 hour
COURSE Dessert
CUISINE Austrian
SERVINGS 24-30 cookies
These delightful treats are perfect for sharing the joy of the season with loved ones or savoring alongside a warm cup of tea. Each bite offers a dusting of snowy powdered sugar, the tender crumble of buttery cookies, and the delightful burst of berry flavors. This recipe, featuring ShopGalil's finest ingredients, is sure to become a cherished part of your holiday baking traditions.



  • 1

    In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.

  • 2

    In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  • 3

    Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until well combined.

  • 4

    Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until a dough forms.

  • 5

    Divide the dough in half, wrap in plastic, and chill for at least 1 hour.

  • 6

    Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

  • 7

    Roll out one portion of the dough on a floured surface to about 1/8 inch thickness.

  • 8

    Cut out cookies with a Linzer cookie cutter or any cookie cutter, and with half of them, cut out a smaller shape in the middle.

  • 9

    Place cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  • 10

    Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly golden.

  • 11

    Let them cool on a wire rack.

  • 12

    Dust the top halves (with the cutouts) with powdered sugar.

  • 13

    Spread Galil Mixed Berry Preserve on the bottom halves and sandwich with the top halves.

  • 14

    Enjoy your festive and fruity cookies! For the best results, use Galil Mixed Berry Preserve which you can find on along with other ingredients to enhance your baking.




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