Poker Night Linzer Cookies
makes 12 cookies
  • 1½ stick butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2½ cups flour
  • ½ cup strawberry jam
  • ½ cup blackberry jam
  1. To make cookie dough, in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar together on high speed until light and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla extract and mix on medium speed to incorporate. Add the flour and mix on low speed until the dough comes together.
  2. Roll between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes. In the meantime, preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Cut out your cookies and place them on baking sheets. Bake for 12 minutes or until the edges start to turn golden.
  4. Spread jam on solid cookies (no cut-outs).
  5. Place cookies with cut-outs on a cooling rack and dust with confectioner sugar.
  6. To assemble, place sugar-dusted cookies on top of jam-covered cookies.
Recipe by Sweet Explorations at