Christmas Linzer Cookies
Linzer cookies are my go to Christmas cookies.
Well, I will be honest Linzer cookies are my FAVORITE cookies ever!
But it goes without saying that they are indeed a Christmas cookie classic.
Here is a quick facts sheet on Linzer cookies
What is the origin of Linzer cookies?
Linzer torte or in American English Linzer tart also known as Linzer cookies, originates in Austria in the region of Linz. Linzer torte are a traditional almond cake topped with Red currant jelly.
What type of jam or jelly should I use?
You can use any jelly, jam or preserve or your choice. Or simple you can make your own with fresh or frozen fruits.
Squeeze some fresh lemon juice or use the Zest of the lemon to enhance and add a taste of freshness to the store-bought jam.
Linzer cookies Tips
🌟 Use different size cookie cutters. You can find cookie cutters at your local on your local store or online on Amazon.
🌟 Use Waxed paper to roll the dough. It makes it easier and prevents from sticking.
🌟 Bake cookies of equal size together. Don’t bake top and bottom together because they are different sizes and one will cook faster than the other.
🌟 Experiment with different preserves or jam flavors.
🌟 You can make the cookies ahead of time. They will keep well for up to a month if frozen in air tight bags.
Christmas Linzer Cookie Recipe
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