9 Linzer Cookie Recipes

The Austrian classic cookie can be shaped differently for all occasions. This jam-packed cookie has an ooey gooey center with a melt-in-your-mouth buttery bite. You might want to make a double batch—they disappear fast!

Linzer Cookies

“Bake up memories with your kids. Looking for quality time together and a tasty treat? The linzer cookie is for you.”

-Mary Jenny

Linzer Bars

“The shortbread crust has a great flavor to it. I put apricot preserves on one half and raspberry preserves on the other half. I’m going to freeze some of the cookies to enjoy for later! They taste great with a cold glass of milk.”

-Marie Nixon

Raspberry Linzer Thumbprint Cookies

A take on the traditional linzer cookie, without the top layer. These are easy to assemble and perfect for the holidays!

Linzer Cookies

“These rich cookies are delightfully crisp, buttery and nutty with just the right amount of sweetness from the filling and the sugar dusting."

-Lynn in MA

Valentine's Day Linzer Heart Cookies

“These vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free cookies use the same dough as my black and white cookies! My favorite thing is it only requires five ingredients, keeping the recipe quite simple.”

-Elanas Pantry

Martha Stewart's Linzer Tart With Lingonberry Jam

“I make this with raspberry jam. This tart is best served chilled!”

-Marie Nixon

Blueberry Linzer Cookies

“Another great blueberry recipe! I really like the filling. This will be on my Christmas cookie platters.”

-Krsi Sue

Linzer Torte Bars

“A beautiful recipe. The crust is crunchy and flavorful. It’s easy to cut into pieces and arrange on a plate, and it tastes great."


Linzer Torte Cookies

"What a find! These cookies are so much like our family's traditional Christmas linzer torte, which is a beast to make. There are so many advantages to having it all in cookie form!”

-Marietta Mary Lou